2015-03 Average Weekly Cost for Edmonton (March)

 
 
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Average Weekly Cost for the Month of March 2015 (*)
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)
- Dollars per Week -
Children
Boy 2-3 years
7.59
0.80
4.60
3.31
1.98
3.32
4.32
2.38
1.70
1.37
31.36
Girl 2-3 years
7.59
0.80
4.60
3.31
1.98
3.32
4.32
2.04
1.45
1.37
30.78
Boy 4-8 years
9.11
0.80
7.16
3.31
1.98
3.32
7.56
3.39
2.42
1.37
40.42
Girl 4-8 years
9.11
0.80
7.16
3.31
1.98
3.32
7.56
3.39
2.42
1.37
40.42
Males
9-13 years
12.15
0.80
14.83
3.31
1.98
3.32
9.72
4.07
2.91
1.71
54.79
14-18 years
12.15
0.80
32.72
3.31
1.98
3.32
15.12
5.43
3.88
2.39
81.09
19-30 years
8.35
0.80
30.16
3.31
1.98
3.32
17.28
6.11
4.36
2.74
78.41
31-50 years (b)
7.59
0.80
25.05
3.31
1.98
3.32
15.12
6.11
4.36
2.74
70.38
51-70 years (b)
9.11
0.80
25.05
3.31
1.98
3.32
12.96
6.11
2.91
2.39
67.94
over 70 years (b)
9.11
0.80
25.05
3.31
1.98
3.32
12.96
6.11
2.91
1.71
67.25
Females
9-13 years
9.87
0.80
9.71
3.31
1.98
3.32
8.64
4.07
2.91
1.71
46.32
14-18 years
10.63
0.80
14.83
3.31
1.98
3.32
11.88
4.75
2.91
1.71
56.11
19-30 years
6.07
0.80
19.94
3.31
1.98
3.32
14.04
5.09
3.39
2.05
59.99
31-50 years (b)
6.83
0.80
19.94
3.31
1.98
3.32
12.96
4.75
3.39
2.05
59.33
51-70 years (b)
9.11
0.80
14.83
3.31
1.98
3.32
9.72
4.07
2.91
1.37
51.41
over 70 years (b)
9.11
0.80
14.83
3.31
1.98
3.32
9.72
4.07
2.91
1.37
51.41
Pregnancy
18 years & younger (c)
10.63
0.80
19.94
3.31
1.98
3.32
12.96
5.43
2.91
2.39
63.66
19-30 years (c)
9.11
0.80
19.94
3.31
1.98
3.32
14.04
5.43
3.88
2.74
64.54
31-50 years (c)
9.11
0.80
19.94
3.31
1.98
3.32
12.96
5.43
3.88
2.39
63.12
Lactation
18 years & younger
12.15
0.80
19.94
3.31
1.98
3.32
13.50
5.09
3.39
2.39
65.87
19-30 years
9.11
0.80
25.05
3.31
1.98
3.32
14.04
5.43
3.88
2.74
69.65
31-50 years
9.11
0.80
25.05
3.31
1.98
3.32
12.96
5.43
3.88
2.39
68.23
Family of Four (d)
35.68
3.22
66.97
13.22
7.90
13.28
45.37
18.33
13.08
7.86
224.92
(*) 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 Forestry, Economics and Competitiveness Branch, Statistics and Data Development Section. For additional information please phone:780-427-4243.
Note to Users: The contents of this document may not be used or reproduced without properly accrediting Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Economics and Competitiveness Branch, Statistics and Data Development Section.

Graphs:

Weekly Average Cost for a Family of Four

Total Weekly Average Cost by Age/Gender Group

 
 
 
 

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