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Unemployment

Isle of Man Labour Market

Key Points as at the end of July 2019: 

  • The number of registered unemployed increased by 13 compared with July 2018.
  • 147 persons signed onto and 151 persons left the register over the month.  The net movement was an increase of 32 persons on the register between July 2019 and June 2019.
  • The unemployment rate for July 2019 is 0.8%, which is an increase of 0.1% on the previous month June 2019. The unemployment rate is the proportion of economically active population registered unemployed.
  • During the month, 835 job vacancies were notified to the Job Centre. At the end of the month, 668 remained. 56% (384) were full time positions and 44% (304) were part time.
  • ILO estimate: It is estimated that 779 individuals are unemployed and looking for work in July 2019, compared with 747 in June 2019.  This amounts to an unemployment rate of 1.8%. See Methodology section for further details.
Registered UnemployedMalesFemalesTotalRate %
Current (July 2019) 231 103 334 0.8%
-1 month (June 2019) 209 93 302 0.7%
-1 year (July 2018) 226 95 321 0.8%

Notes:

  • Registered unemployment is measured as a claimant count; those persons registered for Job Seekers allowance.  There is no legal requirement to register to receive Job Seekers Allowance.
  • Additional statistics may be available on request; please contact Economic Affairs should you have any queries.
  • Long term unemployed are those who have been registered unemployed for 12 months or longer.

Economic Affairs Division Job market statistics are published monthly by the Economic Affairs Division of the Isle of Man Cabinet Office.

For more information contact:

Economic Affairs Division

Cabinet Office

Government Offices

Bucks Road

Douglas

IM1 3PN.

Telephone:+44 1624 685752

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