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Slight rise in unemployment

264 out of work by the end of last month

Unemployment in the Isle of Man rose slightly during May.

The number of those out of work stood at 264 which is seven more than the previous month.

Year on year, the figure is 343 fewer for the same period during May, 2021

The unemployment rate for April 2022 was 0.6%, remaining the same as the previous month.

Of those who were unemployed, 61 per cent were men and 39 per cent women.

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