Business Information

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August 2016

Unemployment Rates

State of Utah: 3.7%
United States: 4.9%

Employment Year - Over % Change

State of Utah: 3.3%
United States: 1.7%

Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for August 2016 grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 44,800 jobs to the economy as compared to August 2015. Utah’s current employment level registers 1,420,900.

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