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Gold Production Around the World

As the map below shows, gold is mined on every continent on earth, except Antarctica. China leads all nations in gold production, with approximately 320,000 kg mined annually.

 

Country Mine Production (Kilograms)
China 320,000
United States 223,000
Australia 222,000
South Africa 197,698
Russia 190,693
Peru 182,391
Indonesia 130,000
Canada 97,367
Uzbekistan 90,000
Ghana 86,000
Papua New Guinea 66,000
Brazil 60,000
Mexico 51,393
Colombia 47,837
Argentina 47,000
Mali 42,000
Chile 40,834
Tanzania 40,000
Philippines 37,047
Kazakhstan 22,000
Guinea 18,083
Kyrgyzstan 16,950
Burkina Faso 13,500
New Zealand 13,442
Suriname 12,193
Turkey 12,000
Venezuela 10,500
Mongolia 9,803
Guatemala 8,485
Guyana 8,183
Mauritania 8,000
Japan 7,000
Finland 7,000
Bolivia 7,000
Côte d'Ivoire 6,573
Senegal 5,600
Saudi Arabia 5,500
Sweden 5,000
Laos 5,000
Zimbabwe 4,200
Bulgaria 4,200
Spain 3,450
Nicaragua 3,400
Ethiopia 3,400
Viet Nam 3,000
Thailand 3,000
India 2,800
Malaysia 2,794
Uruguay 2,180
Honduras 2,127
Ecuador 2,092
Namibia 2,022
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 2,000
Korea, North 2,000
French Guiana 2,000
Niger 2,000
Georgia 2,000
Botswana 2,000
Sudan 1,922
Cameroon 1,600
Uganda 1,600
Zambia 1,500
France 1,500
Tajikistan 1,361
Morocco 1,200
Denmark 1,117
Fiji 1,040
Algeria 1,010
Armenia 944
Poland 814
Panama 800
Burundi 750
Liberia 600
Mozambique 511
Serbia 500
Costa Rica 500
Greece 500
Italy 450
Iran 400
Romania 400
Azerbaijan 353
Gabon 300
Kenya 300
Nigeria 200
Sierra Leone 200
Equatorial Guinea 200
Slovakia 200
United Kingdom 185
Korea, South 175
Dominican Republic 173
Burma 100
Chad 100
Congo 100
Madagascar 70
Eritrea 30
Oman 28
Rwanda 20
Benin 20
Central African Republic 10
Belize 5

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