Monday, September 29, 2014

Updated Economic Snapshots available

Economic snapshots give you a two-page look at quick facts, labor force, sales, building and unemployment insurance, for each county in Utah, and are updated by each DWS Regional Economist.

For the latest economic snapshot for your county, check out the updated files on our website for Davis, Morgan and Weber counties.

Note: refreshing browser may be necessary for current information. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Local Insights updated on the web

The Fall 2014 issues of Local Insights has been updated on the web.

This edition focuses on the area's dynamic population. To see more, click here.

To receive a copy of any or all issues, call 801-526-9785

Printed copies expected between October 6 - October 10. 

Friday, September 19, 2014

Utah's Employment Situation for August 2014

Utah's Employment Situation for August 2014 has been released on the web.

Find the Current Economic Situation in its entirety here and an analysis about Declining Labor Market Dynamics here.

For charts and tables, including County Employment, go to the Employment and Unemployment page.

Next update scheduled for October 17th.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) updated

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.

There is no CPI data specific to Utah, so national data is relied upon for this page.

For monthly and annual CPI data see here.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Long-Term Employment Projections

The long-term employment projections have been updated for the time period of 2012 to 2022. Projections are produced for the state of Utah as well as for eight sub-state areas. The areas are determined by population and job density and are not created equal. But rather, types of jobs are determined by the nature of the local area’s economy. Short-term projections for 2012 to 2014 are also provided for statewide.

The value in providing these projections is to help identify which types of jobs are most likely to be in high demand in the future. Ultimately, the long-term employment projections act as a forecasting measure by which individuals as well as organizations and agencies can plan ahead.

See the latest long-term projections produced by DWS for the Ogden/Clearfield MSA area.

Friday, August 29, 2014

A Story of Wage Data

The Wages and Income page has a new look to the wage data that is gathered by the Workforce Research and Analysis division. Along with visualization of the data, you can now read story points at the top of each graph, to help understand what the data is showing you along with highlighting its insights. Just click along the story points at the top of the visualization to follow the story of wages.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Annual Profiles

The Workforce Research and Analysis division has updated information in the county Annual Profiles.

The information available in these Annual Profiles are separated by county and state and include:
  • quick facts
  • nonfarm employment
  • unemployment
  • major employers
  • population
  • demographics
  • income and wages
  • construction
  • gross taxable sales
  • county rankings
This data is updated on an annual basis, and dates can be found at the bottom of each tab. To print any of the visualizations, see the instructions here. For more information about this data, contact your regional economist.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Employment by Major Industry

Employment by Major Industry (or Nonfarm Employment) is compiled payroll data for nonfarm workers. Nonfarm workers are all employees excluding government employees, private household employees, employees of nonprofit organizations and farm employees. DWS economists have broken these documents into county regions and are an important economic indicator of the current economic situation.

First quarter 2014 has been updated for counties in the Wasatch Front North region.
You can also find the links on each county's page.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

New County Pages

See our new County Pages, each with their own URL for easy bookmarking. Find labor market information that has been divided into counties and regions for a quick look at each area.

Also find a new look for the Current Economic Snapshots (Davis, Morgan and Weber). These are economic snapshots are a two-page look at the current information for labor force, sales, building and unemployment insurance for each county in Utah, and are updated monthly after the Employment Situation.

These can be accessed on the Utah Economic Data page or on the Labor Market page under the "County Snapshots" link.