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Damascus vs Darwin
Dam vs Drw

Average net salary (After tax)

Darwin
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Dam
Outside city centre
Drw
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Drw
Dam
Outside city centre
Drw
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Drw
Dam
Outside city centre
Drw
Dam

Mortgage rates

Darwin
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Darwin
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Drw
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Drw
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Drw
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Drw
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Darwin
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Drw
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Darwin
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Drw
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Drw
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Drw
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Drw
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Drw
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Drw
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Darwin
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Darwin are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Drw
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Drw
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Drw
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Drw
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Darwin
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Drw
Dam

Summer dress

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

Drw
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Darwin
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Drw $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth