In Pictures: 15 Family Food Budgets From Around The World

Published by Stickboy on April 9th, 2010

Below are fifteen families from around the world pictured with their weekly food shopping.

Family sizes are between four and twelve with budgets ranging from a little over a dollar in Chad to as much as $500 in Germany. The USA is featured twice due to the huge difference in spending depending on location.

1. Chad: 685 CFA Francs or $1.23

The Aboubakar family of Breidjing Camp

weekly shopping

2. Bhutan: 224.93 ngultrum or $5.03

The Namgay family of Shingkhey Village

weekly shopping

3. Ecuador: $31.55

The Ayme family of Tingo

weekly shopping

4. Mongolia – $40

weekly shopping

5. Egypt: 387.85 Egyptian Pounds or $68.53

The Ahmed family of Cairo

weekly shopping

6. Poland: 582.48 Zlotys or $151.27

The Sobczynscy family of Konstancin-Jeziorna

weekly shopping

7. Beijing, China – $155.06

weekly shopping

8. California, USA – $160

weekly shopping

9. Mexico: 1,862.78 Mexican Pesos or $189.09

The Casales family of Cuernavaca

weekly shopping

10. Kuwait – $221.45

weekly shopping

11. Great Britain – $253

weekly shopping

12. Italy – 214.36 Euros or $260

The Manzo family of Sicily

weekly shopping

13. Japan – $317.25

weekly shopping

14. North Carolina, USA: $341.98

The Revis family of North Carolina

weekly shopping

15. Germany: 375.39 Euros or $500.07

The Melander family of Bargteheide

weekly shopping

sources: 1 2 3



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