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Damascus vs Tel Aviv
Dam vs Tlv

Average net salary (After tax)

Tel Aviv
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tlv
Dam
Outside city centre
Tlv
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tlv
Dam
Outside city centre
Tlv
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tlv
Dam
Outside city centre
Tlv
Dam

Mortgage rates

Tel Aviv
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Tel Aviv
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tlv
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Tlv
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tlv
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tlv
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tel Aviv
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tlv
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tel Aviv
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tlv
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Tlv
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Tlv
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tlv
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Tlv
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Tlv
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tel Aviv
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tel Aviv are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tlv
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Tlv
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tlv
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Tlv
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tel Aviv
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tlv
Dam

Summer dress

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

Tlv
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tel Aviv
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tlv $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tlv $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth