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Wellington vs Damascus
Wlg vs Dam

Average net salary (After tax)

Damascus
Wellington

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Wlg
Outside city centre
Dam
Wlg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Dam
Wlg
Outside city centre
Dam
Wlg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Dam
Wlg
Outside city centre
Dam
Wlg

Mortgage rates

Damascus
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Damascus
Wellington

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Dam
Wlg

Mobile phone data

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

Dam
Wlg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Dam
Wlg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Dam
Wlg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Damascus
Wellington

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Dam
Wlg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Damascus
Wellington

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Dam
Wlg
Lettuce 1 head
Dam
Wlg
Tomatoes 1kg
Dam
Wlg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Dam
Wlg
Oranges 1 head
Dam
Wlg
Bananas 1kg
Dam
Wlg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Damascus
4.5%
Wellington
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Damascus are 17.14% higher than in Wellington

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Dam
Wlg
Market 0.5L bottle
Dam
Wlg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Dam
Wlg
Market 0.33L bottle
Dam
Wlg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Damascus
5
Wellington

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Dam
Wlg

Summer dress

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

Dam
Wlg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Damascus
$15.33
Wellington
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Dam $4,070.74/mth
Wlg $4,070.74/mth