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Auckland vs Damascus
Akl vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Auckland

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Akl
Outside city centre
Dam
Akl

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Akl
Outside city centre
Dam
Akl

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Akl
Outside city centre
Dam
Akl

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Damascus
Auckland

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Akl

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Dam
Akl

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Akl

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Akl

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Auckland

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Akl
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Dam
Akl
White bread 500g
Dam
Akl
Eggs 12
Dam
Akl
White rice 1kg
Dam
Akl

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Auckland

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Dam
Akl
Beef round 1kg
Dam
Akl
Local cheese 1kg
Dam
Akl

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Akl
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Akl
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Akl

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Akl
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Akl
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Akl

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Auckland
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Auckland

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Akl
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Akl

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Akl
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Akl

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Auckland

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Akl

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Dam
Akl

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Dam
Akl
1 pair men's leather shoes
Dam
Akl

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Auckland
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Akl $4,070.74/mth