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Damascus vs San Francisco
Dam vs Sfo

Average net salary (After tax)

San Francisco
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Dam
Outside city centre
Sfo
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sfo
Dam
Outside city centre
Sfo
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sfo
Dam
Outside city centre
Sfo
Dam

Mortgage rates

San Francisco
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

San Francisco
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sfo
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Sfo
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sfo
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sfo
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

San Francisco
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sfo
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

San Francisco
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sfo
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Sfo
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Sfo
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sfo
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Sfo
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Sfo
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

San Francisco
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in San Francisco are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sfo
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Sfo
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Sfo
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

San Francisco
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sfo
Dam

Summer dress

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

Sfo
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

San Francisco
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sfo $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth