Cost of Living in Homs

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$467
$1155
🛋️ Without rent
$255
$779
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$211
$376
🍽️ Food
$136
$364
🚐 Transport
$35.6
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$55.5
😀 Quality of life
18
🏙️ Population
775K

The average cost of living in Homs is $467, which is in the top 8% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8536th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 10 in Syria.

The median after-tax salary is $55.5, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.1 months. Ranked 9013th (TOP 97%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Syria. With an estimated population of 775K, Homs is the 3rd largest city in Syria.

Why living in Homs costs 8.4 times more than the average salary? Because we have a developed country lifestyle as a reference and in some least developed countries maintaining such a standard of living is hard and expensive. Thus, living costs in Homs for locals and expats differ significantly.

✈️ Closest airport 23 km Al Qusayr Air Base
😷 Air quality Moderate 17.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 6693 Al-Baath University
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Prices in Homs

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.79
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$0.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$69.1
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$36
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$304
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$101
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$187
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$47.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.99%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$993
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$348
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.12
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$3.61
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.97
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$2.93
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.42
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$9.01
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.97
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$14
👖 Brand Jeans
$24.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$149
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$66.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1951

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