Latest News Headlines
On-Air Now
Listen Live

Unemployment falls below 500

Fri, 12 May 2017

Fewer than 500 people are registered unemployed on the Isle of Man for the first time since 2004.

The latest job market statistics show 462 people were unemployed at the end of April - a drop of 45 compared with the previous month.

The figures give an unemployment rate of 1.1%, and the lowest unemployment during the month of April for 13 years.

The Job Centre also reported an increase in the number of vacancies being posted, with over 1,000 jobs notified at the job centre during April.

Bookmark and Share



Subscribe to get Energy FM News direct to your mobile device

You can get Energy FM News delivered direct to your mobile device using one of the following methods.

  • In the Apple News App on iOS search for Energy FM IOM and then just add it to your favourites
  • In the Google News & Weather App just search for Energy FM and then add us as a customised section
  • If you use an RSS Reader then just add our feed to your app, click here for our news RSS feed