# 8700 kilojoules (kJ) converted to Calories (kcal)

8700 kilojoules (kJ) are equal to 2079.3 calories (kcal). The formula for changing kilojoules to calories is E (Cal) = E (kJ) x 0.239, and the reverse calculation is E (kJ) = E (Cal) / 4.184. In other words, multiply the kJ value by 0.239 to get calories, and divide the kcal value by 4.184 to get kilojoules.

## 8700 Kilojoules is the same as 2079.3 Calories

8700kJ (kilojoules) converted to calories is 2079 kcal. Why should 8700 kJ be singled out as possibly the most searched kJ to Cal conversion in Australia? Because, according to government legislation, 8700kJ is the official benchmark of how much food energy the “average” Australian adult eats per day. The assumption is probably that maintaining a healthy weight requires an intake of not more than this level.

Of course, no one is really average, so you should use a calorie tracker to find out how many kJ or kcal you eat per day.

Use the calcount Calorie Converter to find a different conversion, or look up other values below:

Want to learn more about why we use different measures when we talk about food energy? Read our in-depth explanation of the differences between calories and kilojoules here!

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