On Air Early Breakfast Chris Williams | 5:00am - 7:30am

Record year for Queenies

2007 was a record year for Queenie fishing - and income from the tourism industry has more than doubled over the past ten years.

Two fascinating snapshots of life in the Island, from a huge digest of economic and social statistics, which is published this morning.

The 2008 digest presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date overview of how the Island's economy is developing.

It also tracks key trends in areas from health and population to education and employment.

Marian Kenny reports: (audio attached)

Copies of the digest can be bought from the Tynwald Library in Douglas.

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