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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) 2.19 EG£
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 1.41 EG£
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 0.60 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.30 EG£
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 3.21 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 6.91 EG£
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.84 EG£
Apples (0.30 kg) 4.26 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.12 EG£
Oranges (0.30 kg) 1.20 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.78 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.77 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.35 EG£
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.45 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person39.39 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,220.96 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) 1.50 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 2.30 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 9.21 EG£
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.56 EG£
Apples (0.25 kg) 3.55 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.12 EG£
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.60 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.78 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.77 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.35 EG£
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.22 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person30.53 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
946.35 EG£

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 33.21 EG£ 30.28-37.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 5.12 EG£ 3.63-8.16
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.73 EG£ 2.27-3.63
Eggs (12) 11.49 EG£ 10.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 14.56 EG£ 7.26-22.68
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 20.90 EG£ 15.88-24.49
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 38.81 EG£ 34.02-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 6.45 EG£ 5.44-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 3.85 EG£ 2.95-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 1.82 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 EG£ 1.21-2.27
Potato (1 lb) 1.74 EG£ 1.36-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 EG£ 1.13-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.23 EG£ 1.00-4.00

Last update: June, 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.