As of 2009, the GRDP (gross regional domestic product) is 69.185 trillion won, and the per-capita GRDP is 26.55 million won. This makes Gyeongsangbuk-do the fourth strongest region in South Korea.
Economically Active Population
The economically active population is 1.443 million, which accounts for 65.8% of the population over the age of 15 (2.192 million). The number of employed residents is 1.411 million (97.5%).
The primary, secondary, and tertiary industries account for 22.1, 17.9, and 60.0% of the employment, respectively, as of 2010.