Prijedor is traditionally an industrial town whose economic development is based on exploitation of natural resources such as iron ore, gypsum, limestone, clay, quartz sand and wood.
• The town is recognizable for Mira Biscuit and Waffle Factory, Ljubija Iron Ore Mine, Arcelor Mittal company, Prijedorcanka Fruit Processing Factory, etc.
• Road network consists of 70 km of main roads, 47 km of regional roads, 196 km of local roads, 139 km uncategorized roads and about 300 streets with a total length of more than 60 km.
• Prijedor has 12 primary and 6 secondary schools, music primary and secondary school, Centre for disabled children called Sunce, Medical High School, Faculty of Mining and High School of Economics and Computer Science.
• Prijedor is found a town of painters thanks to the long painting tradition, a great number of educated painters as well as its rich fine art collection.