The total cost of “Twelve Days of Christmas” 2011

For the past 28 years, PNC Wealth Management measure the cost of Christmas by calculating the total cost of all the things in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas”. It is the cumulative cost of all the gifts when you count each repetition in the song so it reflects the cost of 364 gifts.
This year, the total cost of Twelve Days of Christmas is $24,263.18, up 3.5% from last year.

To find out more, check out PNC Christmas Price Index website.
I’ve always enjoyed watching the PNC Christmas Price Index. It gives you the rough sense of the inflation and supply/demand. And they put in quite a lot of effort on this fun project. Check out the behind the scene video.

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