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Damascus vs Hong Kong
Dam vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Dam
Outside city centre
Hkg
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Dam
Outside city centre
Hkg
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Dam
Outside city centre
Hkg
Dam

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Dam

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth