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Damascus vs Osaka
Dam vs Osa

Average net salary (After tax)

Osaka
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Dam
Outside city centre
Osa
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Osa
Dam
Outside city centre
Osa
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Osa
Dam
Outside city centre
Osa
Dam

Mortgage rates

Osaka
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Osaka
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Osa
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Osa
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Osa
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Osa
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Osaka
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Osa
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Osaka
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Osa
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Osa
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Osa
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Osa
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Osa
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Osa
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Osaka
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Osaka are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Osa
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Osa
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Osa
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Osa
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Osaka
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Osa
Dam

Summer dress

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

Osa
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Osaka
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Osa $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth