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Gold Mining Value Statistics

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Gold Value by Year and Global Gold ProductionUSD / Troy OunceGold Produced (mt)
1970$63343
1980$5831,329
1990$4122,260
2000$2942,473
2010$4282,384
2017$1,2593,127
Global Gold Mining StatisticsData
Total dollar value of the world’s gold$8,487,797,102,400
Total metric tons of gold in the world165,000
Metric tons of gold mined annually2,500
Total metric tons held by ETFs the IMF and Central Banks32,825
Global mine production of gold (5 Year Average 2001-2016)3,010 mt
Global gold demand (5 Year Average 2001-2016)4,212 mt
Average value of gold over the last 10 years (USD / Troy Ounce)$1,251
Share of global gold demand used for jewelry47.38%
United States Gold Production StatisticsData
Annual U.S. mine production of gold209 mt
Annual U.S. gold production value$8,570,000,000
U.S. gold exports in 2016350 mt
Reported U.S. gold consumption in 2016165 mt
Gold imported to the U.S. for consumption in 2016400 mt
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What Gold is Used ForPercent
Jewelry52 %
Official Holdings & Investments34 %
Industrial Use12 %
Nations that consume the most goldMetric Tons
India745.7 mt
China428 mt
United States128.61 mt
Turkey89 mt
Saudi Arabia88 mt
Top Countries for Gold ProductionPercent of All Produced
China17.3 %
United States10.1 %
Australia9.6 %
South Africa8.2 %
Russia5.8 %
Peru5.5 %
Indonesia4.3 %
Canada3.2 %
Uzbekistan3 %
Ghana2.9 %
Central Bank Gold ReservesMetric Tons
United States8102
Germany3452
Italy2649
France2527
China1209
Switzerland1184
Qatar1037
Russia926
Japan893
Netherlands748
Top Gold Mining CompaniesAnnual Revenue
Barrick Gold$8,558,000,000
Newmont Mining$6,711,000,000
AngloGold Ashanti$4,254,000,000
Goldcorp$4,374,000,000
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: USGS, GoldPrice, Gold Organization
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 15, 2017

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