|Death rate per 100,000 (Census 2010)|
|Death rate per 100,000||184.4||420.9||877.7||2,011.3|
|Number in age group||41,277,000||44,705,000||36,275,000||21,463,000|
|Deaths per year||76,114.79||188,163.35||318,385.68||431,685.32|
|Percent of deaths per year||0.18%||0.42%||0.88%||2.01%|
Here's a chart of deaths per year stat:
The point is that as the baby boom cohorts move into the older age brackets, the number of persons leaving the workforce for the cemetery grows by quite a bit.