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Damascus vs Gold Coast
Dam vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Dam
Outside city centre
Glc
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Dam
Outside city centre
Glc
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Dam
Outside city centre
Glc
Dam

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Dam

Summer dress

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

Glc
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth