The Road to Recovery Dashboard tracks Utah’s path to a full and complete economic recovery from the COVID-19 recession. The Dashboard, which is updated monthly, provides essential insights, tracks timely and leading measures, and shares salient indicators since the start of the pandemic.

First Dashboard released: September 2020.

“Utah continues with the best unemployment rate in the nation at 2.8%. This comes just one year after the April 2020 rate of 10.4% showing just how far we’ve come! We are well on our way to a full economic recovery.”
Scott Parson, Staker Parson Materials & Construction
““Looking back on the past year, Utah has made great strides. I am proud of our state’s commitment to keep moving forward toward a full recovery for all.”
Mikelle Moore, Intermountain Healthcare

Three Essential Insights from the June 2021 Dashboard

Utah’s unemployment rate remains lowest in the nation.

Utah’s unemployment rate remains lowest in the nation.

Utah’s April 2.8% unemployment rate ties for lowest in the nation with several other states. This unemployment rate mirrors pre-pandemic levels and this month marks the eight consecutive month of decline.

Utah sees two-year job growth.

Utah sees two-year job growth.

Job growth for April 2021 is compared to April 2019 due to the large declines seen in April 2020. Utah is one of only two states to see job growth by this comparison at 2.5%.

Utahns increase air travel.

Utahns increase air travel.

March and April 2021 show a significant jump in SLC airport passengers. While not yet matching pre-pandemic travel, April 2021 surpassed 1.5 million passengers compared to less than 200,000 in April 2020.