Agriculture contributes to economic growth by supplying raw materials, capital, and labor to
other industries as well as the fundamental function of food production. This study empirically
analyzed the relationship between agricultural development and economic growth. As a result of
analyzing countries grouped by income level and agricultural conditions, the analysis detected
apparent differences in directions of causality between agricultural development and economic
growth. For sustainable agriculture, policies according to national characteristics should be sought
to strengthen interconnection between agricultural and non-agricultural sectors, activating agriculturerelated
industries, expanding the scope of agriculture, creation high value-added in agriculture.