Enter the body weight before cremation (lbs) into the Cremation Weight Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Cremation Weight. 

Cremation Weight Formula

The following two example problems outline the steps and information needed to calculate the Cremation Weight.

CRW = BW * .035

Variables:

  • CRW is the Cremation Weight (lb)
  • BW is the body weight before cremation (lbs) 

How to Calculate Cremation Weight?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Cremation Weight.


  1. First, determine the body weight before cremation (lbs). 
  2. Next, gather the formula from above = CRW = BW * .035.
  3. Finally, calculate the Cremation Weight.
  4. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

body weight before cremation (lbs) = 200

CRW = BW * .035 = ?