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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) 2.23 EG£
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 1.40 EG£
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 0.66 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.31 EG£
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 3.07 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 7.40 EG£
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 13.00 EG£
Apples (0.30 kg) 4.40 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.19 EG£
Oranges (0.30 kg) 1.29 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.80 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.80 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.36 EG£
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.46 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person40.38 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,251.74 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) 1.65 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.31 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 9.87 EG£
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.67 EG£
Apples (0.25 kg) 3.66 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.19 EG£
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.65 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.80 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.80 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.36 EG£
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.23 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person31.75 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
984.21 EG£

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 33.80 EG£ 30.28-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.07 EG£ 2.72-8.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.99 EG£ 2.27-4.08
Eggs (12) 11.53 EG£ 10.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.93 EG£ 8.16-20.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 22.39 EG£ 18.14-27.22
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 39.31 EG£ 34.02-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 6.65 EG£ 5.44-9.07
Banana (1 lb) 3.98 EG£ 3.18-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 1.96 EG£ 1.36-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.81 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.65 EG£ 1.13-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 EG£ 1.00-5.00

Last update: July, 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.