PNC Wealth Management has calculated that buying all the gifts mentioned in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas" would cost $101,119.84, Business Insider reports.
This year, a generous giver would have to spend $101,119.84 to buy all 364 items mentioned in the carol, a 4.4% increase compared to last year.
The actual index price for 2011 came out to $24,263.18, a 3.5% increase over last year. That's a far more modest jump than the 9.2% price spike between 2009 and 2010.
This year's Christmas index was nearly on par with the government’s Consumer Price Index, which grew 3.9% over the last 12 months, PNC said.
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