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Christmas is celebrated in many ways around the world – this quiz will hopefully help you with some top weird Xmas traditions Christmas dinner banter facts:
Meanwhile these are the Christmas traditions that Brits will be following this holiday:
The average Brit will buy 22 different gifts for nine people, spending almost £379 in total – 1.1 billion presents for 462 million people between us.
A survey of 2,000 British adults was carried out by OnePoll.com for British Airways, also found that Brits will spend £4.9 billion on Christmas nights out and endure more than 154 million cheesy cracker jokes.
Christmas by numbers:
- We visit five relatives over the Christmas period – 256,695,805 nationwide
- Travel 92 miles delivering gifts – 4,723,202, 812 nationwide
- Travel 38 miles delivering Christmas cards – 1,950,888,118 nationwide
- Travel 109 miles visiting friends and family – 5,595,968,549 in total
- Buy presents for nine people – 462,052,449 people nationwide
- Spend £378.50 on Christmas gifts each year – £19,431,872,438.50 nationwide
- Buy 22 different presents – 1,129,461,542 nationwide
- Send 21 Christmas cards – 1,078,122,381 nationwide
- Eat two Christmas dinners (102,678,322 nationwide) containing a total of six slices of turkey (308,034,966 nationwide), eight potatoes (410,713,288 nationwide) and eight sprouts (410,713,288 nationwide) as well as drink four glasses of champagne (205,356,644 nationwide).
- Kiss one person under the mistletoe – 51,339,161 nationwide
- Pull three Christmas crackers (154,017,483 nationwide) and hear three cheesy cracker jokes (154,017,483 nationwide)
- Watch four Christmas movies (205,356,644 nationwide) and five Christmas TV programmes (256,695,805 nationwide)
- Listen to nine Christmas songs (462,052,449 nationwide)
- Play two board games (102,678,322 nationwide) – one of which will end in a row (51,339,161 nationwide)