Nepal vs Syria - Cost of Living Comparison

Nepal Syria
🚶 Cost of living one person
$385
$503
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$970
$1227
🏠 One person rent
$129
$196
🏘️ Family rent
$236
$312
🍽️ Food expenses
$174
$175
🚐 Transport expenses
$38.1
$56.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$202
$58.8
💸 GDP per capita
$1155
$1334
😃 Human freedom index
7.12
3.66
❤️ Life expectancy
71.1
73.7
👮 Corruption perceptions index
33
13
🌐 English speaking %
3%
4%
🎓 Higher education
53
40
😀 Quality of life
36
23
🏙️ Population
30.3M
18.5M

The average cost of living in Nepal ($385) is 23% less expensive than in Syria ($503). Nepal ranked 195th vs 178th for Syria in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Nepal compared to 0.1 months in Syria. Ranked 139th and 179th best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in Nepal vs Syria

We calculate prices for Nepal and Syria as a population-weighted mean of 10 and 10 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Nepal Syria
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.2
$3.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$16.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.65
$3.62
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$1.31
 Cappuccino
$1.43
$0.81
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.43
$0.61
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$138
$158
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$86.3
$105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$277
$304
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$175
$191
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$15.4
$33.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.8
$51.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.6
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.46%
12.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1986
$1228
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1027
$602
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.2
$0.11
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
$11.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.3
$8.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$0.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$1.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.41
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$3.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.23
$4.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.52
$9.09
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.94
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.61
$0.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.43
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.19
$0.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.69
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.7
$3.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.04
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.52
$2.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.01
$1.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.86
$4.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.95
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.51
$3.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.3
$14.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.94
$3.22
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.8
$19.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$1.83
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.4
$23.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$46.6
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$60.5
$92.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2979
$2505

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Cities Comparison in Nepal vs Syria

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Cost of Living in Popular cities

In Nepal

City Cost of living Population
Kathmandu
$435
846K
Lalitpur
$445
513K
Pokhara
$350
518K
Biratnagar
$352
243K
Birgunj
$307
268K
Bheemdatta
$353
105K
Janakpur
$335
97.8K
Hetauda
$322
84.7K
Damak
$302
75.1K
Dhangadhi
$314
102K

In Syria

City Cost of living Population
Aleppo
$445
1.92M
Damascus
$647
1.75M
Homs
$467
775K
Latakia
$395
700K
Hama
$481
697K
Raqqa
$520
300K
Deir ez-Zor
$470
272K
Al-Hasakah
$463
188K
Qamishli
$460
184K
Idlib
$467
165K