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Geneva vs Damascus
Gva vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Gva
Outside city centre
Dam
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Gva
Outside city centre
Dam
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Gva
Outside city centre
Dam
Gva

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Geneva

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Geneva

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Gva

Summer dress

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

Dam
Gva

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth