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Darwin vs Damascus
Drw vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Darwin

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Drw
Outside city centre
Dam
Drw

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Drw
Outside city centre
Dam
Drw

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Drw
Outside city centre
Dam
Drw

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Darwin

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Drw

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Drw

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Drw

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Drw

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Darwin

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Drw
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Darwin

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Drw
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Drw
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Drw

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Drw
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Drw
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Drw

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Darwin
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Darwin

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Drw
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Drw

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Drw
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Drw

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Darwin

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Drw

Summer dress

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

Dam
Drw

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Darwin
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Drw $4,070.74/mth