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Unemployment up

Unemployment increased by 1.5% in the Isle of Man last month.

The figure rose by 18 to 611 people in October, with 234 people signing-on to the unemployment register and 216 signing off.

The figures include 16 people who need work permits and 42 who've registered solely for National Insurance credits.

During October a total of 578 vacancies were notified to the Job Centre, with 270 held on file at the end of the month.

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