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Sydney vs Damascus
Syd vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Syd
Outside city centre
Dam
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Syd
Outside city centre
Dam
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Syd
Outside city centre
Dam
Syd

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Sydney

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Syd

Summer dress

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

Dam
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth