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Damascus vs Caracas
Dam vs Car

Average net salary (After tax)

Caracas
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Dam
Outside city centre
Car
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Car
Dam
Outside city centre
Car
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Car
Dam
Outside city centre
Car
Dam

Mortgage rates

Caracas
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Caracas
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Car
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Car
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Car
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Car
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Caracas
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Car
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Caracas
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Car
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Car
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Car
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Car
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Car
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Car
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Caracas
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Caracas are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Car
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Car
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Car
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Car
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Caracas
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Car
Dam

Summer dress

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

Car
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Caracas
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Car $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Car $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth