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Damascus vs Tehran
Dam vs Thr

Average net salary (After tax)

Tehran
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Dam
Outside city centre
Thr
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Thr
Dam
Outside city centre
Thr
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Thr
Dam
Outside city centre
Thr
Dam

Mortgage rates

Tehran
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tehran
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Thr
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Thr
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Thr
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Thr
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tehran
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Thr
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tehran
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Thr
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Thr
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Thr
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Thr
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Thr
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Thr
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tehran
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tehran are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Thr
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Thr
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Thr
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Thr
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tehran
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Thr
Dam

Summer dress

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

Thr
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tehran
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Thr $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth