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Seattle vs Damascus
Sea vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Seattle

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Sea
Outside city centre
Dam
Sea

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Sea
Outside city centre
Dam
Sea

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Sea
Outside city centre
Dam
Sea

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Seattle

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Sea

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Sea

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Sea

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Sea

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Seattle

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Sea
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Seattle

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Sea
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Sea
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Sea

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Sea
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Sea
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Sea

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Seattle
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Seattle

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Sea
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Sea

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Sea
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Sea

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Seattle

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Sea

Summer dress

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

Dam
Sea

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Seattle
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Sea $4,070.74/mth