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Copenhagen vs Damascus
Cph vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Copenhagen

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Cph
Outside city centre
Dam
Cph

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Cph
Outside city centre
Dam
Cph

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Cph
Outside city centre
Dam
Cph

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Copenhagen

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Cph

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Cph

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Cph

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Cph

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Copenhagen

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Cph
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Copenhagen

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Cph
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Cph
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Cph

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Cph
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Cph
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Cph

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Copenhagen
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Copenhagen

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Cph
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Cph

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Cph
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Cph

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Copenhagen

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Cph

Summer dress

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

Dam
Cph

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Copenhagen
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Cph $4,070.74/mth