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Unemployment

Utah      5.2%

National  7.9%

Source: Department of Workforce Services

Economic Indicators

                       2010    2011    2012

Population             1.9%    1.5%    1.5%

Nonfarm Employment    -0.6%    2.3%    2.8%

Unemployment Rate      7.7%    7.1%    6.7%

Average Pay            2.0%    3.4%    3.1%

Home Prices           -5.7%   -3.5%    0.0%

Retail Sales          -2.1%    5.5%    5.9%

Source: Governor's Office of Planing an Budget

Percent of Gross Domestic Product by Industry

                            Utah  United States

Ag, Nat Res & Mining        3.1%           3.0%

Construction                4.5%           3.5%

Manufacturing              12.6%          11.8%

Trade, Trans & Utilities   16.5%          14.3%

Information                 3.7%           4.6%

Financial Activities       21.7%          21.3%

Pro & Bus Services         10.5%          12.2%

Ed & Health Services        7.3%           8.8%

Leisure & Hospitality       3.2%           6.0%

Government                 14.0%          12.8%

Other                       3.0%           2.4%

Utah's Economic Rank

Employment Change                   9th

Unemployment Rate                  11th

Median Household Income             8th

Average Wage                       35th

Per Capita Personal Income         46th

Total Personal Income (% Change)    8th

Source: Governor's Office Of Planning and Budget

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