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Gold Coast vs Damascus
Glc vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Gold Coast

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Glc
Outside city centre
Dam
Glc

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Glc
Outside city centre
Dam
Glc

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Glc
Outside city centre
Dam
Glc

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Gold Coast

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Glc

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Glc

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Glc

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Glc

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Gold Coast

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Glc
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Gold Coast

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Glc
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Glc
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Glc

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Glc
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Glc
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Glc

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Gold Coast
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Gold Coast

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Glc
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Glc

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Glc
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Glc

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Gold Coast

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Glc

Summer dress

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

Dam
Glc

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Gold Coast
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Glc $4,070.74/mth