Most households in Egypt and other low and middle-income countries spend about 85% of their income on food consumption.
According to the report by Picodi, the average Egyptian spends about $114 monthly on food which is the highest among African countries.
One of the highest groceries in Africa can also be found in South Africa with a monthly spending of $77. However, the general cost of groceries in South Africa varies across different income groups.
Kenya, Nigeria and Angola made up the top 5 countries where citizens spend gig amounts on groceries of $74, $62 and $55 respectively. The amount an average Nigerian spends on groceries per month is way higher than the minimum wage of 30,000 naira used in the country which explains the critical condition of food poverty on the continent.