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Chenmai vs Damascus
Che vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Chenmai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Che
Outside city centre
Dam
Che

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Che
Outside city centre
Dam
Che

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Che
Outside city centre
Dam
Che

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Chenmai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Che

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Che

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Che

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Che

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Chenmai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Che
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Chenmai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Che
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Che
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Che

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Che
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Che
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Che

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Chenmai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Chenmai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Che
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Che

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Che
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Che

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Chenmai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Che

Summer dress

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

Dam
Che

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Chenmai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Che $4,070.74/mth