Department of Numbers

Utah Unemployment

According to the BLS current population survey (CPS), the unemployment rate for Utah rose 5.9 percentage points in April 2020 to 9.7%. The state unemployment rate was 5.0 percentage points lower than the national rate for the month. The unemployment rate for Utah in April 2020 is at a new high. You can also see Utah unemployment compared to other states.

Unemployment Rate April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
National 14.7% +10.3 +11.1
Utah 9.7% +5.9 +7.0

Unemployment Rate: Utah, National

Utah monthly unemployment rate chart from 1990 to April 2020

Note: Recessions shown in gray

Utah Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Utah in April 2020 is at a new high of 155,810. Utah job growth data is also available.

Unemployed Persons April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
Utah 155,810 +93,362 +112,156

Number of Unemployed Persons

Monthly chart of total unemployed in Utah from 1990 to April 2020

Utah Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Utah
Unemployment Rate
Utah
Unemployed
April 2020 14.7% 9.7% 155,810
March 2020 4.4% 3.8% 62,448
February 2020 3.5% 2.5% 40,451
January 2020 3.6% 2.5% 40,039
December 2019 3.5% 2.4% 39,623
November 2019 3.5% 2.4% 39,509
October 2019 3.6% 2.4% 39,432
September 2019 3.5% 2.5% 39,720
August 2019 3.7% 2.5% 40,271
July 2019 3.7% 2.5% 41,035
June 2019 3.7% 2.6% 41,903
May 2019 3.6% 2.7% 42,789