Why choose the Isle of Man

 Find out more about what it's like to live and work in the Isle of Man.

Living in the Isle of Man

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The Island is blessed with an extensive coastline, stunning natural landscapes and unspoilt beaches and is a popular holiday destination. Measuring 33 miles long and 13 miles wide, with a population of over 80,000 people, the Island has a diverse landscape, including glens, forests and beaches – and enjoys temperate weather all year round. The Isle of Man is a self-governing country, but has always had and continues to have very strong ties to the UK. The Island has exceptional public services and a highly advanced technical infrastructure. The Island offers an excellent education and an NHS style free healthcare system.

The Isle of Man has a strong national Manx identity and culture that is community spirited and celebrated with cultural, food and drink and sporting festivals throughout the year including the world renowned TT races, the Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival and the Manx Telecom Parish Walk.


Starting your career in the Isle of Man

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The Island is a vibrant business centre, and has extensive job opportunities across a range of dynamic and exciting industries, spanning financial services, e-gaming, aerospace, ICT, manufacturing, food & drink and more.

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What it means to live in a UNESCO Biosphere

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In March 2016 the Isle of Man became the first entire jurisdiction to gain international UNESCO Biosphere status. 

This prestigious award shows how a thriving, diverse, modern economy can co-exist and complement a healthy ecosystem and community. The Biosphere status raises awareness among local people, visitors and Government on environmental and development issues, resulting in the enhancement and enrichment of people’s lives.

We appreciate our landscape and a Biosphere status applies across the whole of the Island from the land to the sea, covering; beaches, seas, plantations, forests and glens. We want the Isle of Man to stay as a special place to live, work and visit, where the community can come together to take care of its beautiful environment and to help educate local businesses and Government on how they can make a positive impact on the Island.


For more information on living, working and relocating to the Isle of Man, visit Locate.im.

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