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Vancouver vs Damascus
Van vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Vancouver

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Van
Outside city centre
Dam
Van

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Van
Outside city centre
Dam
Van

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Van
Outside city centre
Dam
Van

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Vancouver

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Van

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Van

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Van

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Van

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Vancouver

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Van
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Vancouver

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Van
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Van
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Van

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Van
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Van
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Van

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Vancouver
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Vancouver

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Van
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Van

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Van
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Van

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Vancouver

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Van

Summer dress

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

Dam
Van

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Vancouver
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Van $4,070.74/mth