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No change in monthly unemployment rate

Remains at 1.3%

The Island's unemployment rate remains static at 1.3%.

Last month's net decrease of 27 on the jobless register left the figure the same as in January.

There are currently 574 people registered unemployed, a year-on-year drop of 254 compared with February 2016.

Last month, 876 vacancies were posted in the Job Centre, 682 remained at the end of the month.

With 140 vacancies, medical and health services has the highest number of unfilled posts. 

The catering, entertainment and tourism accommodation categories have between them more than 180 jobs on offer.  

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