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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) 2.83 EG£
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 1.71 EG£
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 1.04 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 3.07 EG£
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 4.33 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 8.19 EG£
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 16.98 EG£
Apples (0.30 kg) 5.49 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.30 EG£
Oranges (0.30 kg) 1.63 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.94 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 1.25 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.71 EG£
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.66 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person51.13 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,584.92 EG£

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

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 0.69 EG£
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 2.60 EG£
Eggs (2.40) 3.07 EG£
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 10.92 EG£
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 11.32 EG£
Apples (0.25 kg) 4.57 EG£
Banana (0.25 kg) 2.30 EG£
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.82 EG£
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.94 EG£
Potato (0.20 kg) 1.25 EG£
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.71 EG£
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.33 EG£
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person39.51 EG£
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
1,224.67 EG£

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 42.88 EG£ 37.85-49.21
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 6.22 EG£ 3.63-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.71 EG£ 3.63-5.44
Eggs (12) 15.35 EG£ 12.00-21.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 19.64 EG£ 11.34-27.22
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 24.77 EG£ 17.24-31.75
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 51.36 EG£ 45.36-60.78
Apples (1 lb) 8.30 EG£ 5.44-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 4.16 EG£ 3.40-6.80
Oranges (1 lb) 2.46 EG£ 1.81-3.18
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 EG£ 1.36-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 2.83 EG£ 2.15-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 3.21 EG£ 2.00-4.54
Lettuce (1 head) 3.29 EG£ 1.50-5.00

Last update: February, 2017
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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.