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Unemployment

Isle of Man Labour Market

Key Points as at the end of November 2018: 

  • The number of registered unemployed increased by 11 compared with November 2017.
  • 102 persons signed onto and 97 persons left the register over the month. The net movement was an increase of 5 persons on the register between October 2018 and November 2018.
  • The unemployment rate for November is 0.8%, remaining the same as the previous month October 2018. The unemployment rate is the proportion of economically active population registered unemployed.
  • During the month 728 job vacancies were notified to the Job Centre.  At the end of the month, 483 remained. 76% (367) were full time positions and 24% (116) were part time.
  • It is estimated that 775 individuals are unemployed and looking for work in November 2018, compared with 770 in October 2018. This amounts to an unemployment rate of 1.8%. See Methodology section for further details.
Registered UnemployedMalesFemalesTotalRate %
Current (November 2018) 223 107 330 0.8%
-1 month (October 2018) 218 107 325 0.8%
-1 year (November 2017) 214 105 319 0.7%

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.

Provisional Release Dates for the Isle of Man Inflation Report

Official StatisticRelease Date 2018/19
January 2018  9 February 2018
February 2018 9  March 2018
March 2018 13 April 2018
April 2018 11 May 2018
May 2018 18 June 2018
June 2018 16 July 2018
July 2018 20 August 2018
August 2018 17 September 2018
September 2018 15 October 2018
October 2018 19 November 2018
November 2018 17 December 2018
December 2018 14 January 2019

For more information contact:

Economic Affairs Division

Cabinet Office

Government Offices

Bucks Road

Douglas

IM1 3PN.

Telephone:+44 1624 685752

Email:Send Email

 

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