Total Labor Force (2018)


Total Population


Population Rank Among States


American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student


Rank Among States


U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)


State Workforce Board
(Single Area State)

State Workforce Development Board (Utah)

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State Workforce Plan

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Utah Department of Workforce Services

Official State Workforce Agency

Official State Job Bank

WIOA Funding

Total funding received by Utah under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Colleges and universities

Utah's Colleges and Universities

Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Utah National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
Year-over Average Wage Growth
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
Annual Labor Participation Rate

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (7.9% Utah | 12.0% National)
High school (22.3% Utah | 27.1% National)
Some college/Associate Degree (35.2% Utah | 28.9% National)
Bachelor's degree or greater (34.6% Utah | 32.0% National)

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Utah's Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Latest Social Media Updates

Utah Department of Workforce Services

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While 65 may be the classic retirement age, many workers stay active in the labor force beyond that point. In fact, the recent trend in both Utah and the U.S. is for the older population to work longer (and make more money).

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In this week's #utahlaborblog, Michael Jeanfreau, @JobsUT Regional Economist, takes a look at how the COVID-19 induced recession impacted manufacturing in Cache and Box Elder counties, which have seen two different stories play out.

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Apprenticeship Utah

#Apprenticeships in the U.S. have tended to fall between the cracks of the traditional degree-to-employment route and the short-term, non-committal internship model.” “They should be viewed as a sustainability model being the starting point of a long-ter…

Largest private sector gains in past two years:
- Professional and Business Services: 15,700 jobs
- Construction: 11,900 jobs
- Trade, Transportation and Utilities: 9,800 jobs

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