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Lagos vs Damascus
Los vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Lagos

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Los
Outside city centre
Dam
Los

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Los
Outside city centre
Dam
Los

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Los
Outside city centre
Dam
Los

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Lagos

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Los

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Los

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Los

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Los

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Lagos

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Los
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Lagos

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Los
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Los
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Los

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Los
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Los
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Los

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Lagos
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Lagos

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Los
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Los

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Los
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Los

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Lagos

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Los

Summer dress

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

Dam
Los

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Lagos
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Los $4,070.74/mth