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Island sees rise in unemployment

Equates to an unemployment rate of 0.7 percent.

There's been a rise in the number of those registered as unemployed in the Island.

In February the total climbed to 313.

That's an increase of 16 over the January total. It equates to an unemployment rate of 0.7 percent.

The Job Centre says that, in the same period, they had nearly 850 vacancies on their books. 131 are in medical and health services. 

The retail distribution and tourist sectors both have over 100.

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