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Damascus vs Vancouver
Dam vs Van

Average net salary (After tax)

Vancouver
Damascus

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Dam
Outside city centre
Van
Dam

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Van
Dam
Outside city centre
Van
Dam

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Van
Dam
Outside city centre
Van
Dam

Mortgage rates

Vancouver
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Vancouver
Damascus

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Van
Dam

Mobile phone data

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

Van
Dam

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Van
Dam

Monthly pass

Regular price

Van
Dam

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Vancouver
Damascus

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Van
Dam
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Vancouver
Damascus

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Van
Dam
Lettuce 1 head
Van
Dam
Tomatoes 1kg
Van
Dam

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Van
Dam
Oranges 1 head
Van
Dam
Bananas 1kg
Van
Dam

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Vancouver
4.5%
Damascus
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 17.14% higher than in Damascus

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Van
Dam
Market 0.5L bottle
Van
Dam

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Van
Dam
Market 0.33L bottle
Van
Dam

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Vancouver
5
Damascus

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Van
Dam

Summer dress

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

Van
Dam

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Vancouver
$15.33
Damascus
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Van $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Van $4,070.74/mth
Dam $4,070.74/mth