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Christmas Price Index, 2015

The true cost of Christmas in song is $155,407.18

Every year since 1984, PNC Wealth Management has calculated the cost of the gifts in the classic holiday song The Twelve Days of Christmas.

2015 % Change
from 2014
One Partridge in a Pear Tree $214.99 3.5%
Two Turtledoves $290.00 11.5%
Three French Hens $181.50 0.0%
Four Calling Birds $599.96 0.0%
Five Gold Rings $750.00 0.0%
Six Geese-a-Laying $360.00 0.0%
Seven Swans-a-Swimming $7,000.00 0.0%
Eight Maids-a-Milking $58.00 0.0%
Nine Ladies Dancing $7,552.84 0.0%
Ten Lords-a-Leaping $5,508.70 3.0%
Eleven Pipers Piping $2,635.20 0.0%
Twelve Drummers Drumming $2,854.80 0.0%
     
Total Christmas Price Index $34,130.99 0.6%
True cost of Christmas in song1 $155,407.18 0.6%

1. Total cost of items if one repeated all earlier verses on each successive day: that is, 12 (1 x 12) partridges in pear trees, 22 (2 x 11) calling birds, 30 (3 x 10) French hens, and so on.
Source: PNC Wealth Management, Christmas Price Index

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