The number of people out of work in the island has fallen by one in the last month.
According to statistics released by the Treasury today, July’s official total recorded 1,055 people unemployed in the island.
In July 2012 that figure was 1,017.
Meanwhile. the island’s economy is heading for a real growth rate of between 3 and 4 per cent in the current financial year, according to the government’s latest quarterly economic report.
The report, produced for the Council of Ministers by the Treasury’s economic affairs division, covers the three months up to the end of June this year. It provides updates and outlooks for various sectors including manufacturing, e-business, shipping, aircraft registration, clean tech and tourism.
More details in Monday’s Isle of Man Examiner.