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Damascus vs Perth
Dam vs Per

Average net salary (After tax)

Perth
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Dam
Outside city centre
Per
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Per
Dam
Outside city centre
Per
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Per
Dam
Outside city centre
Per
Dam

Mortgage rates

Perth
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Perth
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Per
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Per
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Per
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Per
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Perth
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Per
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Perth
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Per
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Per
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Per
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Per
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Per
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Per
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Perth
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Perth are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Per
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Per
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Per
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Per
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Perth
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Per
Dam

Summer dress

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

Per
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Perth
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Per $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Per $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth