The Road to Prosperity 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’s economy continues to prosper. July data show Utah leading, ranking second in the nation for both unemployment rate and job growth.”
Scott Parson, Staker Parson Materials & Construction
“With rising case counts and declining consumer confidence, Utahns must remain vigilant. With collaboration and perseverance Utah will continue to thrive.”
Mikelle Moore, Intermountain Healthcare

Three Essential Insights from the September 2021 Dashboard

Utah ranks second for lowest unemployment rate and highest job growth.

Utah ranks second for lowest unemployment rate and highest job growth.

Utah’s July unemployment rate of 2.6% and two-year job growth of 3.5% both rank second in the nation and are the best values Utah has seen since the pandemic began.

Consumer confidence falls.

Consumer confidence falls.

Consumer confidence climbed steadily from October 2020 to April 2021. For the past few months, consumer confidence has fallen with July 2021 declining to the same level as October 2020.

Utah air travel exceeds 2019 average.

Utah air travel exceeds 2019 average.

In June 2021 there were 2.25 million SLC airport passengers, surpassing the 2019 average for the first time since the onset of the pandemic.