Your Life: Christmas by numbers; KIDS There's one date that every child knows off by heart - December 25th. But here are some other kid-related Christmas figures they may not know about..Byline: By Tanith Carey
1 billion pounds is spent on Christmas toys which children are bored of by the end of January.
2 is the average age a child gets their first stocking.
2.4million kids in the UK will shout: "Oh no, you don't!" when they attend a Christmas pantomime this year.
4th is where Father Christmas sits in the world's famous people list after The Queen, Harry Potter and God in a poll of primary school children. Jesus comes sixth.
6 out of every hundred kids think Christmas is held just so they can get presents.
8 is the average age that children stop believing in Santa.
It's also the age when it's a good idea to come clean if kids start asking.
10 per cent of children say they get absolutely everything on their Christmas list.
11 per cent of children believe that December 25 is Father Christmas's birthday.
15 is the average age that children stop getting a Christmas stocking by their bed.
16 is the average number of presents a child gets under the Christmas tree Christmas tree
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18 per cent of parents say they find it stressful having to keep kids entertained over the Christmas period.
22 November is the day that parents notice how children start behaving better in order to impress Santa Claus.
30 is the number that the name Holly came into the list of the UK's favourites last year, falling down from number 16 in 2003.
33 per cent of families have decided that Father Christmas will only visit kids this year - and not partners or pets - because of the credit crunch Credit Crunch
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34 per cent of parents visit a church at Christmas time for school carol services or nativity plays, says the Church of England Church of England: see England, Church of. .
50 pounds is the average value of kids' stockings, compared with pounds 18 a generation ago.
52 per cent of parents say they row over the best way to discipline children over the Christmas period.
73 per cent of children say they want to impress Father Christmas by being good.
80 per cent of kids are feeling the credit-crunch pinch too, and are only asking for pounds 70 worth of gifts on their wish list this year, a third of the value of last year.
92 nd place is where the name of the chief angel in the Nativity story, Gabriel, comes in this year's most popular boy's names, up from 100th in 2004.
106 feet was the length of the world's largest Christmas stocking. From heel to toe it was 49ft 1inch wide and was made by the Children's Society in December 2007.
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316 pounds is what an average child's presents are worth.
338 years ago, candy canes were invented when the choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral bent sugar sticks into shepherd's-crook shapes for kids who came to watch nativity plays.
618 is the number of children who took on the world's largest game of Secret Santa
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700 per cent is the mark-up on Christmas board games, according to a Daily Mirror consumer investigation.
832 homes per second is how many Santa would need to visit to deliver presents to all the children in the world.
1,217 staff and pupils did the largest Christmas-cracker pull in history at Aylesbury High School Aylesbury High School (AHS) was founded in 1959, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, when the previously co-educational Aylesbury Grammar School became boys-only. The two schools remain on adjacent sites.
The current headteacher is Alan Rosen. , Aylesbury.
70,000 kids go to visit Santa at the famous store Harrods every year.
165,000 figurines of Jesus, Mary, Joseph and the stable animals will be used by Church of England churches to teach the Nativity story to children this year.
580,000 children are likely to attend a Christmas church service this year.
600,000 kids this year will put a lighted candle in an orange to represent Jesus's light on the world at Christingle services around the UK organised by the Children's Society.
750,000 British children write a letter or wish list to Father Christmas at the North Pole each year, reports the Royal Mail. His address is: Letters to Santa, Reindeerland, SAN TA1.