||<p>From the latest data available, 280,780 applications have been made for Funeral
Payments in Great Britain between May 2010 and September 2014. In the same period
there have been 139,560 refusals.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Notes</strong></p><p>
</p><p>1. These figures do not include applications which were processed clerically
and have not yet been entered on to the Social Fund Computer System.</p><p> </p><p>2.
The figures given are the number of applications and initial refusals in the given
time period and not the number of people who made applications or received awards.
An individual may make more than one application in a year. Information on the number
of people who made applications and received awards is not available.</p><p> </p><p>3.
The refusal figures given are based on the initial decisions made on each case and
may include cases where an award was later made on review.</p><p> </p><p>4. All figures
are rounded to the nearest 10.</p>