Break out that piggy bank.

The 12 Days of Christmas are back.

Hope you saved your pennies.

PNC Wealth Management released its analysis about the gifts made famous in the Christmas jingle and the price tag for all the gifts have gone up slightly.

As in $34,130.99, an increase of .6 percent from the $33,933.22 price tag in 2014.

.6 percent’s not a lot. It’s an increase but it’s not a big increase.

According to the Pittsburgh Gazette and KDKA-TV, the price increase was attributed to increased costs for gifts including the partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves and 10 lords a-leaping. At least someone got a pay raise this year. PNC said that the price tag was the highest to date, which could set some back but it also represented the lowest growth rate in the 32 years of measuring the index.

“While the economy continues to chug along on a sustainable path, low commodity prices are keeping consumer costs down,” said Jim Dunigan, chief investment officer for PNC Asset Management Group. “With only a few items in our index increasing in cost this year, True Loves should be thrilled that they can have their goose and better afford the gas to roast it too.”

Here’s how things break down (The full set of prices:)

Partridge, $25; last year: $20
Pear tree, $190; last year: $188
Two turtle doves, $290; last year: $260
Three French hens, $182; last year: same
Four calling birds (canaries), $600; last year: same
Five gold rings, $750; last year: same
Six geese-a-laying, $360; last year: same
Seven swans a-swimming, $13,125; last year: same
Eight maids a-milking, $58; last year: same
Nine ladies dancing (per performance), $7,553; last year: same
10 lords a-leaping (per performance), $5,508; last year: $5,348
11 pipers piping (per performance), $2,635; last year: same
12 drummers drumming (per performance), $2,855; last year: same

The index is a whimsical way the Pittsburgh-based bank tracks inflation.

“The headline, I think, is that inflation in this economy, with the sort of tepid recovery we’ve seen, is almost nonexistent,” Dunigan said.

While the good news is that the price of consumer goods isn’t rising very much, it also means demand for those goods is down, at least partly due to wage stagnation.

The government’s Consumer Price Index has pegged inflation at about 0.2 percent, Dunigan said.

The only other items to increase in price since last year were a partridge in a pear tree and two turtle doves.

The bird in the bush rose 3.5 percent overall, mostly because partridges now cost $25 each, up from $20, because partridges are increasingly popular as gourmet food. Pear trees inched up from $188 to just under $190.

Turtle doves increased 11.5 percent, from $260 to $290, mostly due to increased grain prices that pushed up feed costs. (Hey, the birds have to eat, ya know!)

The lords a-leaping are more expensive because labor costs increased their price from $5,348 to $5,509. (Since they’re lords and since they do all that leaping, they burn a lot of calories, which means they have to use more protein, hence the pay raise)

PNC calculates the prices from sources including retailers, bird hatcheries and two Philadelphia dance groups, the Pennsylvania Ballet and Philadanco.

A buyer who purchased all the items each time they are mentioned in the song would spend $155,407.18. That’s for 364 items, which comes out to $426.94 an item (shipping, handling and wrapping not included).

So save those pennies and make sure that bank account is up to date. The 12 Days aren’t cheap.

But this year, they’ll cost you a little less.

Just be sure you hang on to the reciept.

(poster courtesy PNC Bank)

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