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 November unemployment rate at an all-time low 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 January 2022 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 November two-year job growth of 3.6% is the highest in the nation and one of only four states showing positive job change.

Utah’s unemployment rate drops to all-time-low.

Utah’s unemployment rate drops to all-time-low.

Utah’s November unemployment rate of 2.1% is the lowest ever recorded and 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, Government, and Natural Resources industries.