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Isle of Man unemployment rate drops to 0.8%

Figures show that the majority of people who are unemployed are men with 253 without work compared to 96 women. Photo: PA

The amount of people without work on the island has continued to decrease to 349, which is 22 less than there were in February 2019.

0.8% of people were recorded as unemployed in March 2019 compared to 0.9% in February 2019.

That is according to the latest Labour Market Report.

Figures show that the majority of people who are unemployed are men with 253 without work compared to 96 women.

'Catering and Entertainment' is the sector with the highest number of job vacancies available at 144, followed by 'Other Business Services' at 98.

The UK unemployment rate currently sits at 3.9% according to the Office of National Statistics.