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Paris vs Damascus
Par vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Paris

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Par
Outside city centre
Dam
Par

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Par
Outside city centre
Dam
Par

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Par
Outside city centre
Dam
Par

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Paris
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Paris

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Par

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Par

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Par

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Par

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Paris

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Par
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Paris

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Par
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Par
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Par

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Par
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Par
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Par

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Paris
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Paris

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Par
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Par

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Par
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Par

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Paris

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Par

Summer dress

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

Dam
Par

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Paris
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Par $4,070.74/mth