Overview of Edmonton Nutritious Food Basket Prices: 2003

 
 
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 Annual Overview | Cost by Month - Family of Four | Weekly Food Cost Graph

Table 1: Average Weekly Cost Annual Overview 2003

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
5.05
0.31
1.52
0.26
2.82
0.40
1.80
0.77
1.38
0.44
0.16
14.90
2-3 years
4.33
0.31
1.90
0.26
4.13
0.42
1.80
0.77
1.38
0.66
0.16
16.11
4-6 years
5.41
0.46
2.28
0.52
6.01
1.05
2.00
1.07
1.52
0.87
0.39
21.58
Boy
7-9 years
4.33
0.46
4.19
0.52
7.51
1.05
2.20
1.36
3.03
1.31
0.39
26.35
10-12 years
6.49
0.46
5.71
0.52
8.26
1.57
2.90
1.41
5.44
1.31
0.55
32.21
13-15 years
7.93
0.46
7.62
1.04
8.63
1.57
2.90
1.75
4.13
1.31
0.55
37.90
16-18 years
6.85
0.46
12.19
1.04
10.51
1.57
3.50
2.03
4.13
1.53
0.55
44.37
Girl
7-9 years
5.05
0.46
3.81
1.04
5.38
1.47
2.20
1.16
3.03
0.87
0.38
21.92
10-12 years
7.50
0.46
3.81
1.04
6.57
1.57
3.00
1.16
3.03
0.87
0.38
25.88
13-15 years
7.21
0.46
4.57
1.04
7.13
1.68
3.00
1.25
4.13
0.87
0.38
27.79
16-18 years
5.05
0.46
6.09
1.04
6.38
1.68
3.00
1.25
4.13
0.87
0.38
26.30
Man
19-24 years
5.05
0.46
12.57
1.30
9.38
1.68
3.50
2.03
4.13
1.53
0.55
42.19
25-49 years
5.05
0.46
12.57
1.04
8.07
1.68
3.50
2.03
4.55
1.31
0.39
40.65
50-74 years
5.05
0.46
11.04
1.04
6.38
1.68
3.50
1.70
4.55
0.87
0.32
36.58
75+ years
5.05
0.46
9.14
1.04
5.63
1.68
3.50
0.97
4.55
0.66
0.32
32.98
Woman
19-24 years
5.05
0.46
6.85
1.04
6.19
1.68
3.00
1.45
4.13
0.87
0.32
31.05
25-49 years
5.05
0.46
6.47
1.04
5.26
1.68
3.00
0.97
4.55
0.66
0.32
29.44
50-74 years
5.05
0.46
6.47
1.04
4.69
1.68
3.00
0.97
4.55
0.66
0.24
28.80
75+ years
5.05
0.46
6.47
0.78
4.51
1.68
3.00
0.97
4.13
0.66
0.16
27.86
Pregnancy(b,c)
Trimester 1
8.29
0.46
5.33
0.78
5.44
2.52
3.00
0.97
4.55
0.66
0.16
32.15
Trimester 2
9.01
0.46
5.71
0.78
6.19
2.52
3.00
1.15
4.55
0.66
0.16
34.20
Trimester 3
9.01
0.46
5.71
0.78
6.19
2.52
3.00
1.16
4.55
0.66
0.16
34.20
Lactation(c)
9.01
0.46
5.71
0.78
6.76
2.52
3.00
1.16
4.55
0.87
0.16
34.98
Family of Four (d)
23.07
1.86
30.47
4.17
27.59
6.40
11.58
5.91
16.25
4.14
1.66
133.11

Average weekly food costs reflect inclusion of Club Card pricing, where applicable.
(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).
Beginning with January 2000, the Weekly Quantities of Food Required by Specified Age and Gender Group have been updated to reflect the latest information available from Health Canada.

Table 2: Average Weekly Cost by Month - Family of Four 2003

Table 2 - AVERAGE WEEKLY COST FOR FAMILY OF FOUR(a), EDMONTON - 2003
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
23.14
1.80
30.41
4.35
27.73
6.71
11.46
6.11
16.04
4.21
1.72
133.70
February
22.85
1.84
31.00
4.33
27.30
5.72
11.01
6.34
15.44
4.10
1.63
131.57
March
23.18
1.81
31.89
4.20
27.51
6.38
11.95
6.17
15.98
4.05
1.71
134.81
April
23.22
1.84
31.75
4.15
27.20
6.28
11.29
5.90
16.64
3.97
1.61
133.86
May
23.30
1.83
31.69
4.13
27.41
5.93
11.49
6.22
17.51
4.13
1.72
135.36
June
23.38
1.78
30.43
4.18
27.40
6.21
11.96
6.05
17.44
4.17
1.67
134.66
July
23.14
1.82
29.43
4.14
27.50
6.33
11.85
6.52
17.24
4.24
1.73
133.93
August
23.03
1.93
27.45
4.17
27.24
6.57
11.80
6.92
16.86
4.23
1.61
131.81
September
22.98
1.92
29.47
4.10
27.78
6.43
11.46
5.51
14.96
4.09
1.71
130.41
October
22.88
1.89
30.32
4.04
27.74
6.42
11.50
4.66
14.42
4.18
1.62
129.70
November
22.83
1.95
30.36
4.09
27.67
6.79
11.75
5.59
15.24
4.35
1.57
132.20
December
22.89
1.93
31.39
4.20
28.60
7.00
11.49
4.97
17.23
3.99
1.56
135.26
Average 2003
23.07
1.86
30.47
4.17
27.59
6.40
11.58
5.91
16.25
4.14
1.66
133.11
Average weekly 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 girld (7-9 years).

(b) Add 10% of total cost of basket to cover condiments, baking supplies, tea, coffee, soft drinks, etc. and iron supplements for pregnant women.

Beginning with January 2000, the Weekly Quantities of Food Required by Specified Age and Gender Group have been updated to reflect the latest information available from Health Canada.

Average Weekly Food Cost 2003 Graph

 
 
 
 

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