The unemployment rate in Utah's more populous counties was below or near the state average - 6.0 percent - in 1986 (latest figures available). The county with the highest rate was Juab, at 15.7 percent.

COUNTY PERCENT UNEMPLOYED

Salt Lake 5.3

Utah 6.4

Davis 4.5

Weber 6.2

Cache 4.5

Washington 4.7

Box Elder 4.1

Tooele 6.2

SOURCE: Utah Foundation