Korba district is basically an agriculture belt where more than 68% are engaged in farming. The main crop sown is paddy.The major crop is paddy under rain fed condition. After the Kharif period farmers are converted into labourers.

District Economy Detail
Particulars Details
Total Workers  521186
Main Workers  350314
Marginal Workers  170872
Cultivators  113071
Agricultural Labourer  221806
Household Industrial Worker  7899
Other Workers  178410
Non Workers  685454