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Unemployment falls to 1.8%

Nearly 120 out of work for more than a year

The number of people out of work on the Isle of Man fell by almost 190 last month.

A total of 751 people were registered unemployed at the end of April, down from 938 in March.

The figure gives the Island an unemployment rate of 1.8%.

Almost 120 of those currently looking for work have been without a job for more than 12 months, while 29% are aged 55 or over.

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