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Isle of Man unemployment fell in August

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Image caption The current rate of unemployment on the Isle of Man is 2% the Treasury said

The number of people unemployed on the Isle of Man fell by 30 during August, official figures have shown.

At the end of the month there were 904 people out of work, compared with 934 the previous month.

The Treasury figures show 605 men were unemployed at the end of last month and 299 women.

During the month, 629 vacancies were notified to the Isle of Man Job Centre with 320 positions still vacant and held on file.

A Treasury spokesman said the current rate of unemployment stood at 2%.

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