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Bangalore vs Damascus
Blr vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Bangalore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Blr
Outside city centre
Dam
Blr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Blr
Outside city centre
Dam
Blr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Blr
Outside city centre
Dam
Blr

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Bangalore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Blr

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Blr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Blr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Blr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Bangalore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Blr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Bangalore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Blr
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Blr
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Blr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Blr
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Blr
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Blr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Bangalore

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Blr
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Blr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Blr
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Blr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Bangalore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Blr

Summer dress

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

Dam
Blr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Bangalore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth