Salt Lake County, UT monthly unemployment update

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June 28, 2023
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Salt Lake County, UT monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Salt Lake County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of April 2023.

Salt Lake County had a 2.3% unemployment rate in April 2023, marking a 0.1 percentage point decrease from a month ago. Utah reported a 2.3% unemployment rate in May, which is the seventh lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month rose to 3.7% but is still 0.1 percentage points higher than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Salt Lake City, UT metropolitan area was 2.3%. Salt Lake City has the 192nd lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in Utah
#1. Garfield County: 4.6%
#2. Daggett County: 3.9%
#3. Piute County: 3.7%
#4. San Juan County: 3.2%
#4. Wayne County: 3.2%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in Utah
#1. Morgan County: 1.7%
#2. Cache County: 1.9%
#3. Juab County: 2.0%
#3. Millard County: 2.0%
#3. Summit County: 2.0%

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