Cost of living in Johannesburg (South Africa) is 467% more expensive than in Damascus (Syria)

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warning This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 605 prices entered by 73 different people.
These prices were last updated on June 12, 2021. Exchange rate: 91.718 SYP / ZAR *
For example, you would need at least 3,702,875 £ (R 40,372) in Johannesburg to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 653,000 £ in Damascus.

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