Utah’s Employment Summary: January 2022


(March 2, 2022) Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for January 2022 increased an estimated 4.1% across the past 12 months, with the state’s economy adding a cumulative 63,500 jobs since January 2020. Utah’s current jobs count stands at 1,628,200.


January’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate is estimated at 2.2%, with approximately 37,400 Utahns unemployed. Utah’s December unemployment rate is revised to 2.3%. The January national unemployment rate rose slightly to 4.0%. More...




New County Economic Snapshots For The Third Quarter Of 2021




By Michael Jeanfreau, Ben Crabb, and Lyndsey Stram (Regional Economists)

Across Utah’s 29 counties, economic performance varies. Some counties seem fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic recession while others are still working toward recovery. The good news, All county economies are improving. More...