Overview of Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket Prices: 2006

 
 
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Average Weekly Cost of Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket - 2006


Age-Gender
Group
Dairy
Products
Eggs
Meat,
Poultry

& Fish
Meat
Alternatives
Cereal
&
Bakery
Products
Citrus
Fruit

&
Tomatoes
Other
Fruit
Potatoes
Other
Vegetables
Fats &
Oils
Sugars
&
Other
Sweets
Total
Weekly
Cost (a)
(Dollars per week)
Child
1 year
6.14
0.34
1.74
0.20
2.84
0.44
1.75
0.74
1.32
0.65
0.21
16.37
2-3 years
5.26
0.34
2.18
0.20
4.17
0.46
1.75
0.74
1.32
0.97
0.21
17.60
4-6 years
6.57
0.51
2.61
0.40
6.07
1.15
1.95
1.02
1.46
1.29
0.53
23.55
Boy
7-9 years
5.26
0.51
4.78
0.40
7.58
1.15
2.14
1.30
2.91
1.94
0.53
28.50
10-12 years
7.89
0.51
6.52
0.40
8.34
1.73
2.82
1.34
2.91
1.94
0.74
35.14
13-15 years
9.64
0.51
8.70
0.81
8.72
1.73
2.82
1.67
3.97
1.94
0.74
41.23
16-18 years
8.33
0.51
13.92
0.81
10.61
1.73
3.41
1.94
3.97
2.26
0.74
48.22
Girl
7-9 years
6.14
0.51
4.35
0.81
5.69
1.61
2.14
1.11
2.91
1.29
0.53
27.08
10-12 years
9.12
0.51
4.35
0.81
6.63
1.73
2.92
1.11
2.91
1.29
0.53
31.90
13-15 years
8.77
0.51
5.22
0.81
7.20
1.84
2.92
1.20
3.97
1.29
0.53
34.26
16-18 years
6.14
0.51
6.96
0.81
6.45
1.84
2.92
1.20
3.97
1.29
0.53
32.61
Man
19-24 years
6.14
0.51
14.35
1.01
9.47
1.84
3.41
1.94
3.97
2.26
0.74
45.64
25-49 years
6.14
0.51
14.35
0.81
8.15
1.84
3.41
1.94
4.37
1.94
0.53
43.98
50-74 years
6.14
0.51
12.61
0.81
6.44
1.84
3.41
1.62
4.37
1.29
0.42
39.45
75+ years
6.14
0.51
10.44
0.81
5.69
1.84
3.41
0.93
4.37
0.97
0.42
35.51
Woman
19-24 years
6.14
0.51
7.83
0.81
6.26
1.84
2.92
1.39
3.97
1.29
0.42
33.37
25-49 years
6.14
0.51
7.39
0.81
5.31
1.84
2.92
0.93
4.37
0.97
0.42
31.60
50-74 years
6.14
0.51
7.39
0.81
4.74
1.84
2.92
0.93
4.37
0.97
0.32
30.92
75+ years
6.14
0.51
7.39
0.60
4.55
1.84
2.92
0.93
3.97
0.97
0.21
30.03
Pregnancy(b,c)
Trimester 1
10.08
0.51
6.09
0.60
5.50
2.76
2.92
0.93
4.37
0.97
0.21
34.93
Trimester 2
10.96
0.51
6.52
0.60
6.26
2.76
2.92
1.11
4.37
0.97
0.21
37.19
Trimester 3
10.96
0.51
6.52
0.60
6.26
2.76
2.92
1.11
4.37
0.97
0.21
37.19
Lactation(c)
10.96
0.51
6.52
0.60
6.82
2.76
2.92
1.11
4.37
1.29
0.21
38.08
Family of Four (d)
28.05
2.05
34.79
3.22
27.86
7.02
11.30
5.65
15.61
6.14
2.21
143.89
(a) Add 10% of total to cost of basket to cover condiments, baking supplies, tea, coffee, soft drinks, etc. and iron supplement for pregnant women.
(b) A daily iron supplement is required for pregnant women.
(c) Based on the requirements of a woman 25-49 years old.
(d) Composed of a man (25-49 years), a woman (25-49 years), a boy (13-15 years) and a girl (7-9 years).


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Cost By Month - Family of Four

AVERAGE WEEKLY COST FOR FAMILY OF FOUR(a), EDMONTON - 2006
Meat,
Cereal &
Citrus
Sugars &
Total
Dairy
Poultry &
Meat
Bakery
Fruit &
Other
Other
Fats &
Other
Weekly
Month
Products
Eggs
Fish
Alternatives
Products
Tomatoes
Fruit
Potatoes
Vegetables
Oils
Sweets
Cost (b)
January
27.38
2.01
35.90
3.28
27.41
7.63
10.41
4.73
15.06
6.14
2.08
142.02
February
27.28
2.02
35.84
3.04
27.03
6.62
10.17
4.76
14.57
6.19
2.11
139.61
March
27.73
2.01
34.45
3.24
26.53
6.17
10.05
5.12
14.97
5.89
2.09
138.25
April
27.79
2.01
34.52
3.19
27.84
6.06
10.37
4.96
14.62
6.24
2.22
139.82
May
28.89
2.01
34.20
3.12
26.92
6.30
10.83
5.15
16.42
5.97
2.20
142.00
June
27.59
2.07
33.55
3.17
28.28
6.76
10.82
5.75
16.61
6.00
2.27
142.86
July
27.82
2.05
33.95
3.46
28.81
7.02
11.98
7.48
16.29
6.15
2.31
147.32
August
28.33
2.07
34.21
3.13
28.83
7.29
12.50
6.79
16.04
6.35
2.32
147.85
September
28.41
2.09
34.92
3.29
27.99
6.88
12.77
5.90
16.14
6.17
2.20
146.76
October
28.44
2.09
35.15
3.25
27.83
8.04
10.82
5.91
15.31
6.26
2.20
145.29
November
28.55
2.10
35.28
3.33
27.89
7.71
12.29
5.59
15.18
6.09
2.21
146.20
December
28.41
2.09
35.45
3.16
28.94
7.71
12.55
5.62
16.15
6.27
2.29
148.64
Average 2006
28.41
2.09
34.79
3.22
27.86
7.02
11.30
5.65
15.61
6.14
2.21
143.89
Average week food costs reflect inclusion of Club Card pricing, where applicable.

(a) Composed of a man (25-49 years), a woman (25-49 years), a boy (13-15 years) and a girl (7-9 years).
(b) Add 10% of total cost of basked to cover condiments, baking supplies, tea, coffee, soft drinks, etc. and iron supplements for pregnant women.
Source: Statistics and Data Development Unit, Economics and Competitiveness Division, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development.
Note to Users: The contents of this document may not be used or reproduced with properly accrediting Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Economics and Competitiveness Division, Statistics and Data Development Branch.

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