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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) 2.17 EG£
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 1.35 EG£
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 0.57 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.32 EG£
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 3.05 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 6.68 EG£
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.35 EG£
Apples (0.30 kg) 4.00 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 1.97 EG£
Oranges (0.30 kg) 1.22 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.81 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.78 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.33 EG£
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.42 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person38.01 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,178.30 EG£

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 0.54 EG£
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 1.41 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.32 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 8.90 EG£
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.23 EG£
Apples (0.25 kg) 3.33 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 1.97 EG£
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.61 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.81 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.78 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.33 EG£
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.21 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person29.45 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
913.07 EG£

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 32.86 EG£ 30.28-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.91 EG£ 4.54-7.26
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.56 EG£ 1.81-3.18
Eggs (12) 11.61 EG£ 10.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 13.82 EG£ 7.26-20.41
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 20.20 EG£ 15.88-22.68
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.33 EG£ 31.75-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 6.04 EG£ 4.54-7.71
Banana (1 lb) 3.58 EG£ 2.72-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 EG£ 1.36-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 1.83 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.76 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.50 EG£ 1.13-1.81
Lettuce (1 head) 2.10 EG£ 1.00-3.00

Last update: May, 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.

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