Andong International Mask Dance Festival

Economy Structure

As of 2018, the GRDP (gross regional domestic product) is 49.2912 trillion won, and the per-capita GRDP is 17.00 million won. This makes Gyeongsangbuk-do the third strongest region in South Korea.

Economically Active Population

The economically active population is 1,496 thousand, which accounts for 65.4% of the population over the age of 15 (2,318 thousand). The number of employed residents is 1,423thousand.(April 2019)


The primary, secondary, and tertiary industries account for 18.2, 20.2, and 61.5% of the employment, respectively, as of 2019.

(Unit : Million people) - Service Industries 875(61.5%), Mining and manufacturing Industries 288(20.2%), Agricultural Foresty and Fishery Industries 259(18.2%)
Economy Structure