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Damascus vs Seattle
Dam vs Sea

Average net salary (After tax)

Seattle
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Dam
Outside city centre
Sea
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sea
Dam
Outside city centre
Sea
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sea
Dam
Outside city centre
Sea
Dam

Mortgage rates

Seattle
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Seattle
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sea
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Sea
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sea
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sea
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Seattle
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sea
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Seattle
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sea
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Sea
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Sea
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sea
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Sea
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Sea
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Seattle
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Seattle are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sea
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Sea
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sea
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Sea
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Seattle
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sea
Dam

Summer dress

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

Sea
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Seattle
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sea $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth