Overview of Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket Prices: 2014

 
 
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Average Weekly Cost of Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket - 2014 (*)


Annual Average Weekly Cost of Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket 2014(*)
Age-Gender
Group
Milk &
Alternatives
Eggs
Meat,
Poultry &
Alternatives
Fish
Orange
Vegetables
& Fruits
Dark
Green
Vegetables
Other
Vegetables
& Fruits
Whole
Grain
Products
Non-whole
Grain
Products
Unsaturated
Oils & Fats
Total Weekly
Average Cost
(a)
Children
- Dollars per Week -
Boy 2-3 years
7.51
0.80
4.32
3.40
1.72
2.85
4.14
2.48
1.68
1.33
30.22
Girl 2-3 years
7.51
0.80
4.32
3.40
1.72
2.85
4.14
2.12
1.44
1.33
29.63
Boy 4-8 years
9.01
0.80
6.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
7.24
3.54
2.40
1.33
39.01
Girl 4-8 years
9.01
0.80
6.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
7.24
3.54
2.40
1.33
39.01
Males
9-13 years
12.02
0.80
13.92
3.40
1.72
2.85
9.31
4.25
2.88
1.67
52.80
14-18 years
12.02
0.80
30.73
3.40
1.72
2.85
14.48
5.66
3.84
2.33
77.82
19-30 years
8.26
0.80
28.33
3.40
1.72
2.85
16.54
6.37
4.32
2.67
75.25
31-50 years (b)
7.51
0.80
23.53
3.40
1.72
2.85
14.48
6.37
4.32
2.67
67.63
51-70 years (b)
9.01
0.80
23.53
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.41
6.37
2.88
2.33
65.29
over 70 years (b)
9.01
0.80
23.53
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.41
6.37
2.88
1.67
64.63
Females
9-13 years
9.76
0.80
9.12
3.40
1.72
2.85
8.27
4.25
2.88
1.67
44.72
14-18 years
10.52
0.80
13.92
3.40
1.72
2.85
11.37
4.95
2.88
1.67
54.08
19-30 years
6.01
0.80
18.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
13.44
5.31
3.36
2.00
57.61
31-50 years (b)
6.76
0.80
18.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.41
4.95
3.36
2.00
56.97
51-70 years (b)
9.01
0.80
13.92
3.40
1.72
2.85
9.31
4.25
2.88
1.33
49.47
over 70 years (b)
9.01
0.80
13.92
3.40
1.72
2.85
9.31
4.25
2.88
1.33
49.47
Pregnancy
18 years & younger (c)
10.52
0.80
18.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.41
5.66
2.88
2.33
61.29
19-30 years (c)
9.01
0.80
18.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
13.44
5.66
3.84
2.67
62.11
31-50 years (c)
9.01
0.80
18.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.41
5.66
3.84
2.33
60.74
Lactation
18 years & younger
12.02
0.80
18.72
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.93
5.31
3.36
2.33
63.43
19-30 years
9.01
0.80
23.53
3.40
1.72
2.85
13.44
5.66
3.84
2.67
66.91
31-50 years
9.01
0.80
23.53
3.40
1.72
2.85
12.41
5.66
3.84
2.33
65.55
Family of Four (d)
35.30
3.22
62.90
13.59
6.87
11.38
43.43
19.11
12.95
7.66
216.41
(*) Based on Health Canada's 2008 National Nutritious Food Basket.
(a) Add 10% to Total Weekly Average Cost to cover condiments, baking supplies, tea, coffee, etc., Vitamin D supplement for adult men and women over 50 years of age and iron supplement for pregnant women.
(b) A daily Vitamin D supplement is required for adult men and women over 50 years of age as recommended in Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide.
(c) A daily iron supplement is required for pregnant women.
(d) Composed of a man (31-50 years), a woman (31-50 years), a boy (9-13 years) and a girl (4-8 years).
Note: Due to rounding, totals may not add up.
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Economics and Competitiveness Division, Statistics and Data Development Branch.
Note to Users: The contents of this document may not be used or reproduced without properly accrediting Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Economics and Competitiveness Division, Statistics and Data Development Branch.



Average Weekly Cost ($) for Family of Four(a), Edmonton - 2014(*)


Average Weekly Cost ($) for Family of Four(a), Edmonton - 2014(*)
Month
Milk &
Alternatives
Eggs
Meat,
Poultry & Alternatives
Fish
Orange Vegetables
& Fruit
Dark
Green Vegetables
Other Vegetables
& Fruits
Whole
Grain Products
Non-whole Grain
Products
Unsaturated Oils &
Fats
Total Weekly Average Cost
(b)
January
34.81
3.21
57.69
13.10
6.75
11.21
41.83
18.46
13.06
7.74
207.85
February
35.20
3.21
58.79
13.06
7.00
10.92
43.49
19.55
13.19
7.48
211.88
March
35.34
3.21
59.14
13.36
7.29
10.40
43.49
19.37
12.98
7.72
212.3
April
34.65
3.20
63.07
13.38
6.76
10.60
42.85
20.14
12.91
7.59
215.15
May
35.39
3.21
64.01
14.10
6.50
11.50
43.40
19.19
12.96
7.61
217.88
June
35.56
3.24
63.97
14.61
7.13
12.14
43.66
19.06
12.80
7.51
219.69
July
35.54
3.28
63.91
14.44
7.04
11.75
44.23
19.82
12.59
7.56
220.18
August
35.41
3.20
63.44
13.71
6.39
11.23
42.19
18.53
13.23
7.89
215.23
September
35.60
3.35
65.31
13.37
6.66
11.81
42.33
18.76
12.52
7.78
217.48
October
35.44
3.18
64.70
13.69
6.74
10.96
42.28
18.33
13.07
7.73
216.13
November
35.22
3.14
64.42
13.40
7.34
12.21
45.11
18.81
13.20
7.72
220.56
December
35.47
3.20
66.30
12.91
6.80
11.83
46.29
19.31
12.89
7.64
222.64
Average 2014
35.30
3.22
62.90
13.59
6.87
11.38
43.43
19.11
12.95
7.66
216.41
(*) Based on Health Canada's 2008 National Nutritious Food Basket.
(a) Composed of a man (31-50 years), a woman (31-50 years), a boy (9-13 years) and a girl (4-8 years).
(b) Add 10% to Total Weekly Average Cost to cover condiments, baking supplies, tea, coffee, etc., Vitamin D supplement for adult men and women over 50 years of age and iron supplement for pregnant women.
Note: Due to rounding, totals may not add up.
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Economics and Competitiveness Division, Statistics and Data Development Branch.
Note to Users: The contents of this document may not be used or reproduced without properly accrediting Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Economics and Competitiveness Division, Statistics and Data Development Branch.


Graphs:

Weekly Average Cost for a Family of Four

Total Weekly Average Cost by Age/Gender Group

 
 
 
 

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