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Damascus vs Bangalore
Dam vs Blr

Average net salary (After tax)

Bangalore
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Dam
Outside city centre
Blr
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Blr
Dam
Outside city centre
Blr
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Blr
Dam
Outside city centre
Blr
Dam

Mortgage rates

Bangalore
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Bangalore
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Blr
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Blr
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Blr
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Blr
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Bangalore
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Blr
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Bangalore
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Bangalore
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Bangalore are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Bangalore
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Blr
Dam

Summer dress

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

Blr
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Bangalore
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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