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Utah Informed: Visual Intellection for 2022

Utah Informed ​is a collection of tables, charts, ideas, and […]

January 13, 2022
2022 Economic Report to the Governor

The 2022 Economic Report to the Governor is the 34th […]

The State of Utah’s Travel and Tourism Industry 2020

Utah’s travel and tourism industry—the hardest-hit industry by the 2020 […]

December 15, 2021
State and County Population Estimates for Utah: 2021

Estimates for July 1, 2021 indicate that the state added […]

December 8, 2021
USHE Data Book: The Costs and Benefits of Higher Education

As a large share of Utah’s state budget and a […]

November 15, 2021
The State of the State’s Housing Market

Utah’s housing market faces a severe imbalance that creates record […]

October 13, 2021
Utah’s Demographics and COVID-19 Death Rates: A Data Update

Utah has a lower COVID-19 per-capita death rate (also called […]

October 12, 2021
Fact Sheet: Family Caregivers in Utah

A growing body of family caregivers in Utah provide unpaid […]

October 1, 2021
Ivory-Boyer Construction Report, 2nd Quarter 2021

Construction activity continued its record-breaking momentum into the second quarter […]

September 20, 2021