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 leads the way in economic recovery. With year-over job growth and a declining unemployment rate – the future is bright.”
Scott Parson, Staker Parson Materials & Construction
“In Utah we are known for our resilience and collaborative spirit. As we continue to work hard and work together we will emerge even stronger.”
Mikelle Moore, Intermountain Healthcare

Three Essential Insights from the February 2021 Dashboard

Utah sees year-over job growth.

Utah sees year-over job growth.

For the first time since March 2020, job change in Utah is positive. December’s year-over job growth was 0.6%. Utah and Idaho are the only states in the nation with year-over job growth in December, the rest of the nation still suffered losses.

Utah’s unemployment rate drops below 4.0%.

Utah’s unemployment rate drops below 4.0%.

Utah’s unemployment rate of 3.6% is the lowest it has been since February 2020 and is in its fourth consecutive month of decline. Utah’s unemployment rate ranks 5th nationwide.

Vaccine roll-out begins.

Vaccine roll-out begins.

In December 2020, COVID-19 vaccinations began in Utah. Throughout January, more than 50,000 vaccines have been administered each week. An additional graphic has been added to this dashboard to track vaccination efforts.