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Cyprus — GDP per capita: $38,048

 A woman walks past a local branch of Bank of Cyprus on March 5, 2017 in Nicosia, Cyprus.
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The Middle Eastern country of Cyprus adopted the Euro and became a part of the Eurozone in 2008. Many offshore businesses turn to Cyprus for the country’s low tax rates, while tourism, shipping, and financial services serve to boost its economy.

Unemployment in Cyprus in recent years has been around 6.5 percent, while the average salary per month is around €1,827, which converts to a little over $2,000. The largest sector in Cyrpus is services which account for 86.8 percent of the GDP.