Deathcare: United States

This report forecasts US deathcare service revenues in US dollars to 2020. US burial casket shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level, as well as total resident population and deaths, are also forecast to 2020. Total deathcare service revenues are segmented by type in terms of: funeral homes and services, and cemeteries and crematories. Total burial casket shipments are segmented by product as follows: adult metal caskets and coffins; adult wood caskets and coffins; and boxes, vaults, and other products. Total resident population and deaths are segmented by major age group in terms of: under 35 years, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64, 65-74, 75-84, and 85 years and older.

To illustrate historical trends, total revenues, total shipments, total population, total deaths and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, demographic trends, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines services and burial casket products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each service and burial casket product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 21-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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