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 with a September unemployment rate below pre-pandemic levels and two-year job growth that leads the nation.”
Scott Parson, Staker Parson Materials & Construction
“While Utah’s economy thrives, impacts are still uneven across industries and population groups. As we continue to work together, we can move closer to prosperity for all.”
Mikelle Moore, Intermountain Healthcare

Three Essential Insights from the November 2021 Dashboard

Utah’s two-year job growth is highest in the nation.

Utah’s two-year job growth is highest in the nation.

Utah’s September two-year job growth of 3.4% is the highest in the nation and one of only three states showing positive job change.

Utah's unemployment rate drops below pre-pandemic levels.

Utah's unemployment rate drops below pre-pandemic levels.

Utah’s September unemployment rate of 2.4% is lower than the February 2019 rate of 2.5%. Utah’s unemployment rate ranks second in the nation.

Job change is uneven across industries.

Job change is uneven across industries.

While Utah has seen two-year job growth overall, not all industries have expanded. Jobs have declined in the Leisure & Hospitality, Other Services, Government, and Natural Resources industries.