Definition: Funeral expenses
Sums paid towards the cost of the funeral, burial (or other arrangement) of a deceased person protected by the scheme. This benefit is granted, as a rule, to the persons who bear those costs.
This definition is identical in versions 1996, 2008 and 2011 of the Manual.
Eurostat, "ESSPROS Manual - The European System of integrated Social Protection Statistics", 2011 Edition, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 2011