Prices and Salaries in Damascus

Are you thinking planning to move or visit Damascus? Would you like to know the cost of living?

Global vision Damascus

  • Cost of living = € (1/5)
  • Happiness= ♥ (1/5)
  • Life expectancy= 70.4 years
  • Quality of environment= ☺☺☺☺ (4/5)
  • Safety = Ongoing armed conflict

Cost of Living in Damascus

Consult all the information in order to know how much it would cost you to live in Damascus (Syria) whether you are traveling, living, working, vacationing or just curious. Below, we have made complete lists of data based on the cost of a wide variety of products, goods and services. Here you can find an updated travel guide and how it is to live in Damascus.

Prices in Supermarkets in Damascus

How much does it cost to fill the shopping cart in Damascus? Here you can discover prices of meats, fruits, vegetables, vegetables, legumes, dairy products, cereals, alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages:
  • 🍞 One loaf of bread (250g)= 0.14€
  • 🥚A dozen eggs= 1.35€
  • One kilo of chicken wings= 3.62€
  • 🍏 1 kilogram of apples= 0.61€
  • One liter of milk= 0.68€
  • 🧀 One Kilogram of Local Cheese= 3.07€
  • 🥗A Kilogram of lettuce= 0.24€
  • One Kilogram of onions= 0.25€
  • 🍟 1 Kilogram of potatoes= 0.31€
  • 🍅 1 Kg of tomatoes= 0.38€
  • 🍊1 Kg of oranges= 0.34€
  • 🍌1 Kilogram of bananas= 1.39€
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  • A 1.5l bottle of water= 0.43€
  • 🍷A bottle of wine without alcohol= 3.99€
  • 🍺 Jar of 0.5l of local beer= 1.32€
  • 33l bottle of imported beer= 1.54€

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Prices in Restaurants in Damascus

How much does it cost to go out to eat in a restaurant in Damascus? Here you can discover the prices for a coffee, water, soft drinks, daily menus, hamburgers and restaurants:
  • 🌯Food for one person in a cheap restaurant= 3.59€
  • 🥘Food for two in a good restaurant= 13.82€
  • 🍔Macdonals menu= 4.49€
  • ☕️Coffee with milk in a cafeteria= 1.29€
  • 🥤Can of soda (0.33l)= 0.51€
  • Water bottle (0.33l)= 0.31€

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Salaries in Damascus (monthly)

What is the average salary in Damascus?
  • Average salary in Damascus= 88.97€
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Travel guide in Damascus

Travelling in Damascus:
  • 🔌Power plugs= 230V 50Hz
  • 📲Best wireless carrier= Syriatel
  • 💳Cashless society= No, cash only (esp. for foreigners)
  • 🚰Safe tap water= No, not drinkable
  • Religious government= Religious
  • ✈️Best short range airline= Syria Air
  • ✈️Best international airline= Syria Air
  • 👦🏻👧🏻Gender ratio m/f= 51% 49%
  • ☕️Best coffee place= Pages Caffee
  • 🏩Best hospital= Italian Hospital of Damascus
  • 📡Internet speed avg= 1 Mbps
  • 💸Tipping= No

Prices of footwear and clothes in Damascus

How much does a dress or jeans cost in Damascus?
  • 👞A pair of leather shoes for suit= 35.83€
  • 👖A pair of jeans= 18.82€
  • 👗A summer dress for a woman= 27.55€
  • 👟A pair of Nike sneakers= 68.2€

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Prices of Services in Damascus

How much does it cost to contract internet or a phone call in Damascus?

  • 📡High-speed internet rate= 37.65€
  • 1 month of water gas and electricity bill for a flat of 80 m2= 14.3€
  • 1 minute call with a prepaid phone= 0.03€
  • A cinema ticket= 4.49€
  • Monthly gym membership= 16.31€
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  • 🎾Rent of 1h tennis court= 5.57€
  • A pack of 20 cigarettes= 2.62€
  • Monthly payment of a kindergarten= 60.32€
  • 🏫Annual payment of a school= 1,054.36€

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Transport prices in Damascus

How much is an urban transport ticket or a liter of gasoline cost in Damascus?

  • One way ticket on public transport= 0.09€
  • 🚕Standard initial taxi= 0.45€
  • Monthly public transport pass= 17.97€
  • One hour trip by taxi= 1.8€
  • 1 Km standard taxi= 0.56€
  • Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW= 23,958.8€
  • Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline= 22,466.6€
  • 1 liter of gasoline= 0.47€

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Living in Damascus

Life in Damascus:
  • 😜Fun= Bad
  • Quality of life= Bad
  • Safety= Ongoing armed conflict
  • 🚶Walkability= Great
  • ☮Peace= Bad
  • 🚦Traffic safety= Bad
  • 👯‍♀️Nightlife= Bad
  • 📶Free wifi= Bad
  • 🏠Places to work from= Great
  • A/C or heating= Good
  • 😉Friendly to foreigners= Bad
  • English speaking= Bad
  • Freedom of speech= Bad
  • 👩Female friendly= Bad
  • 🌈LGBT friendly= Bad
  • Good for Startup= Bad
  • 📡Internet= Slow: 1Mbps (avg)
  • 🤗Happiness= Bad

Prices for buying or renting houses or apartments in Damascus

How much does it cost to rent or buy a house in Damascus?

  • 🏫Monthly rental of a one-bedroom apartment in the center= 249.29€
  • Monthly rental of a one-bedroom apartment in the suburbs= 117.34€
  • 🏫Monthly rental of a 3-room apartment in the center= 438.53€
  • 🏘Monthly rental of a 3-bedroom apartment in the suburbs= 238.25€
  • Price per square meter of an apartment in the center= 1,717.11€
  • Price per square meter of an apartment in the suburbs= 548.73€
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  • 🏫Price of small apartment in the center= 103,026.6€
  • 🏫Price of large flat in the center= 171,711.0€
  • Price of small apartment in the outskirts= 32,923.8€
  • 🏘Big apartment price in the outskirts= 54,873.0€
  • Percentage mortgage interest rate= 4.91%

Budget for Travelers in Damascus

How much money do you need in a day in Damascus?
  • Budget low cost traveler*= 43.36€
  • 👪Travel budget for a family of 1 children= 54.78€
  • Travel budget for a family of 3 children= 102.46€

* Low cost travel budget (1 person for 1 day): this budget is adjusted for a backpacker and consists of 2 meals (on the street or in the market), one night in a hostel or hostel, two bottles of water, a beer and 1 metro or bus ticket.

Other important data in Syria

Other important data:
  • Unemployment Rate= 8%
  • Number of inhabitants= 18,499,181
  • Annual population growth= 0.01
  • Annual growth of the total population= 214,774
  • Population density/Km2= 101
  • Area in km2= 183,630
  • Number of migrants= -248,000

Quality Indices in Syria

Quality:
  • Happiness index= 3.46
  • Income per capita index= 0.69
  • Social security index= 0.40
  • Life expectancy index= 0.54
  • Individual’s freedom index= 0.10
  • Generosity Index= 0.38
  • Corruption perception index= 0.15

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