The Cost Of Each 12 Days Of Christmas Song Items Has Gone Up, But Not By Much

The cost to buy everything on the 12 Days of Christmas list has gone up but only by $405 less than inflation.

The total cost of paying for everything in the song is about $39,095, according to a calculation from PNC Financial Services Group, which has been tracking the prices of the holiday song’s festive mix of goods and services for 35 years. On a dollar basis, the 2018 price is $450 more than in 2017. Through October, the U.S. government’s Consumer Price Index has increased 2.5 percent.

Below are the 12 goods and services in the 12 Days of Christmas song with their latest estimated cost and change from a year earlier.

  • 1 partridge in a pear tree: $220.13 (+0.1 percent)
  • 2 turtle doves: $375 (0 percent)
  • 3 French hens: $181.50 (0 percent)
  • 4 calling birds: $599.96 (0 percent)
  • 5 gold rings: $750 (-9.1 percent)
  • 6 geese a-laying: $390 (+8.3 percent)
  • 7 swans a-swimming: $13,125 (0 percent)
  • 8 maids a-milking: $58 (0 percent)
  • 9 ladies dancing: $7,552.84 (0 percent)
  • 10 lords a-leaping: $10,000 (+3 percent)
  • 11 pipers piping: $2,804.40 (+3.5 percent)
  • 12 drummers drumming: $3,038.10 (+3.5 percent)

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