Calgary vs Damascus - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Damascus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$647
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$1530
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$272
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$404
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$206
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$95.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$53.5
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
24 km
🎓 Higher education
54
33
😀 Quality of life
93
39
🏙️ Population
1.24M
1.75M

The cost of living in Calgary is 191% more expensive than in Damascus. Cities ranked 1847th and 7157th ($1881 vs $647) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 1st in Canada and Syria, respectively. Check Canada vs Syria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 0.1 months in Damascus. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Damascus ranked 1st in Syria, while ranked 48th and 7274th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Damascus

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Calgary Damascus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$3.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$0.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$484
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$310
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$8.51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$13
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$46
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
12.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$1764
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1072
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.09
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$13.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$1.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$4.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$1.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$0.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$4.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$1.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$1.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$3.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$14.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$4.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$35
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$92.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$199
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$2387

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Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Damascus

Distance City Cost of living
51 km or 32 mi Zahle
$1189
75 km or 47 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1571
81 km or 50 mi Jounieh
$1187
83 km or 52 mi Sidon
$806
83 km or 52 mi Beirut
$1409
96 km or 59 mi Safed
$1641
105 km or 65 mi Tyre
$1679
108 km or 67 mi Tiberias
$1601
110 km or 68 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1647
111 km or 69 mi Tripoli
$926
114 km or 71 mi Irbid
$582
115 km or 72 mi Arraba
$1648
116 km or 72 mi Karmiel
$1669
117 km or 73 mi Sakhnin
$1646
125 km or 78 mi Tamra
$1648
125 km or 78 mi Nahariya
$1643
126 km or 78 mi Nof HaGalil
$1649
129 km or 80 mi Nazareth
$1372
130 km or 81 mi Acre
$1281
131 km or 81 mi Shefa-'Amr
$1645
135 km or 84 mi Migdal HaEmek
$1648
136 km or 84 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1593
136 km or 85 mi Kiryat Ata
$1341
137 km or 85 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1666
137 km or 85 mi Kiryat Yam
$1644
137 km or 85 mi Afula
$1145
141 km or 88 mi Homs
$467
142 km or 88 mi Nesher
$1505
143 km or 89 mi Jerash
$572
145 km or 90 mi Haifa
$1568
145 km or 90 mi Yokneam Illit
$1586
154 km or 95 mi Umm al-Fahm
$1641
163 km or 101 mi Zikhron Ya'akov
$1633
168 km or 105 mi Baqa-Jatt
$1650
169 km or 105 mi Pardes Hanna-Karkur
$1734
173 km or 107 mi Al-Salt
$633
173 km or 108 mi Nablus
$868
174 km or 108 mi Hadera
$1548
177 km or 110 mi Amman
$968
184 km or 114 mi Tayibe
$1642