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Small rise in unemployment, but economy remains strong

Tue, 09 Nov 2010


Unemployment saw a small increase on the Island during October.

The total number of people registered unemployed on the Island rose by five.

As a result, 753 Manx workers, or 1.8% of the economically active population, are without a job.

Anne Craine, the Island's Treasury Minister, says the latest figures show the Island's economy is holding up well


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