There are 51 people currently on the island’s sex offenders’ register - including four UK-registered sex offenders.
Details have been released in response to a Freedom of Information request to the Manx police.
The force revealed there are 51 sex offenders, all male, currently on register.
Of those, five live off-island. In addition, there are nine currently in prison serving custodial terms, who will be registered on their release.
There are also four UK registered sex offenders living in the island.
Police said many of those convicted and placed on the register have been found guilty of multiple offences.ï¿½
In terms of their main offence, five have been convicted of rape, four have been sentenced for sex with a person under 16, 19 with indecent assault, four with gross indecency and one with buggery.
A total of 18 of the offenders have been convicted of possessing indecent images.
In a statement, police said: ’The constabulary takes its responsibilities seriously for keeping people safe in respect of the management of sexual offenders. We work in partnership with other agencies to ensure that offences are prevented, detected and at risk behaviour is monitored. In order to achieve this the constabulary has an appointed officer to monitor and engage with those who are on the sex offenders’ register.’