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Food Prices in Cairo, Egypt

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 2.24 EG£
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 1.40 EG£
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 0.68 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.34 EG£
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 3.08 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 7.51 EG£
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.19 EG£
Apples (0.30 kg) 4.46 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.22 EG£
Oranges (0.30 kg) 1.34 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.82 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.82 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.37 EG£
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.47 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person40.95 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,269.40 EG£

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 0.56 EG£
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 1.69 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.34 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 10.02 EG£
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.79 EG£
Apples (0.25 kg) 3.71 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.22 EG£
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.67 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.82 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.82 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.37 EG£
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.24 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person32.26 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
999.96 EG£

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 33.99 EG£ 30.28-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.08 EG£ 2.72-8.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.07 EG£ 2.27-4.31
Eggs (12) 11.72 EG£ 10.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.98 EG£ 7.26-20.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 22.72 EG£ 18.14-27.22
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 39.88 EG£ 36.29-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 6.74 EG£ 5.44-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 4.02 EG£ 3.18-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 2.02 EG£ 1.36-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.86 EG£ 1.36-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 1.86 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.70 EG£ 1.13-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.35 EG£ 1.00-5.00

Last update: August, 2016
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1 Comments so far

#Peter Matthews on Feb 17, 2013 :
This calculation for one day might apply to a wealthy Egyptian, but the total cost is close to the monthly income of many people in Cairo, I suspect.