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Health Indicator Report of Utah Population Characteristics: Historical Population Estimates

Public health is concerned with threats to health based on the analysis of health and related measures in populations. Knowing the numbers of people in a population is important to understand the need for public health and related services. These numbers are also needed for calculating rates of the many important measures of the public's health. Population estimates help in planning for future public health needs.


All population estimates apply to July 1 of the selected year.

Data Source

For years 2020 and later, the population estimates are provided by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, Utah state and county annual population estimates are by single year of age and sex, IBIS Version 2022


Estimated and projected number of persons living in Utah.





How Are We Doing?

The U.S. population grew by 0.5% in 2023. The national population growth is historically low, but is a slight uptick from the 0.4% increase in 2022 and the 0.2% increase in 2021. Growth patterns varied widely across the country. Utah ranked 10th on numeric growth among all states between 2022 to 2023. For more information go to [].

Page Content Updated On 12/07/2023, Published on 01/03/2024
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Content updated: Wed, 3 Jan 2024 14:50:05 MST