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The 12 Days Of Christmas costs how much?????

The 12 Days of Christmas gift list is a hefty one, and costs a hefty price, as well. Each year, the PNC Christmas Index lists the current price tag for all the items from the holiday song. According to this year’s calculations, the total price for all 364 gifts is $450 more than last year. Exactly how much would everything cost? $39,094.93 – according to the index. Seven items from the famous song remained the same price as last year, PNC said. Those items include the Pear Tree ($199.95), Two Turtle Doves ($375), Three French Hens ($181.50) and Four Calling Birds ($599.96). Others that were priced the same as last year include Seven Swans-a-swimming ($13,125), Eight Maids-a-milking ($58) and Nine Ladies Dancing ($7,552.84). These items have gotten more expensive: One Partridge ($20.18) costs 18 cents more than last year. Six Geese-a-Laying now costs $390 – 8.3 percent more than in 2017. Ten Lords-a-Leaping will cost a whopping $10,000, which is up 3 percent. Eleven Pipers Piping ($2,804.40) and 12 Drummers Drumming ($3,038.10) both increased 3.5 percent. But not everything has gone up. The Five Gold Rings, which thanks to a decrease in demand and fluctuating gold prices in 2018, will cost $750, 9.1 percent less than the $825 it would have cost to buy last year.