Isle of Man Labour Market
Key Points, as at the end of September 2017:
Registered unemployed 338
- The number of registered unemployed decreased by 254 persons
compared with September 2016.
- 129 persons signed onto and 184 persons left the register over the
month. The net movement was a decrease of 55 persons on the
register between September 2017 and August 2017.
- The unemployment rate for September 2017 is 0.8%, this is a decrease
of 0.1% from the previous month, August 2017. The unemployment
rate is the proportion of economically active population registered
- During the month 877 job vacancies were notified to the Job
Centre. At the end of the month, 598 remained. 74% (443) were
full time positions and 26% (155) were part time.
- 67% of the unemployed are Male (225) and 33% are Female (113).
- It is estimated that 783 individuals are unemployed and looking for
work in September 2017, compared with 838 in August 2017. This
amounts to an unemployment rate of 1.8%.
- The registered unemployed figure for this month is the lowest September figure since 2003
|Registered Unemployed||Males||Females||Total||Rate %|
|Current (August 2017)||225||113||338||0.8%|
|-1 month (July 2017)||249||144||393||0.9%|
|-1 year (August 2016)||396||196||592||1.3%|
- 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.
- Long-term unemployed is defined as those individuals who have been unemployed for 12 months or longer.
- Additional statistics may be available on request; please contact Economic Affairs should you have any queries.
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:
+44 1624 685752