Metropolitan Utah

For the purposes of JVS, the metropolitan region is defined as: Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, Weber, Tooele, Wasatch, Summit and Morgan counties.

The occupational vacancy rate for the Metropolitan region measured 2.1 percent. This means that there were about two job openings for every 100 jobs during the fourth quarter. If we apply this percentage to total employment, it translates to approximately 20,000 job openings at any one time during this period.