Can You Afford To Die? – Infographic

February 4, 2010
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imageAn infographic from TermLifeInsurance.org takes data from the National Funeral Director?s Association and others, and uses it to compute the cost of the modern funeral.

Sadly, while the cost of a funeral was a mere 2% of median income in 1967, it?s grown to 14.8% in 2006.

Of course, if you don?t want to be buried you could always be cremated, and the map at the bottom shows the percentage of cremations by state.

See the full-size graphic after the break.

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About the Author: Randall Hand

Randall Hand is a visualization scientist working for a federal research lab, aiding researchers to discover the insights buried within their terabyte datasets generated on some of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. He also runs VizWorld.com .

Source: Vizworld.com

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