What percentage of the world’s gold does South Africa produce?

How much of the worlds gold does South Africa produce?

In 1970, South Africa produced 995 tonnes or 32 million ounces of gold, two-thirds of the world’s production of 47.5 million ounces.

List of countries by gold production.

2018 Rank 9
Country South Africa
Gold production (tonnes) 130
Reserves (tonnes) 6,000

What percentage of the world’s gold comes from Africa?

World’s Largest Deposits of Gold

The massive deposits of the Witwatersrand mines in South Africa have produced more than 40 percent of the world’s total production of gold.

Which country is rich in gold?

Gold mining production map

Country Tonnes
China 368.3
Russian Federation 331.1
Australia 327.8
United States 190.2

In which country gold is most expensive?

Top 10 Countries with Largest Gold Reserves

  • Italy. Tonnes: 2,451.8.
  • France. Tonnes: 2,436.0. …
  • Russia. Tonnes: 2,295.4. …
  • China. Tonnes: 1,948.3. …
  • Switzerland. Tonnes: 1,040.0. …
  • Japan. Tonnes: 765.2. …
  • India. Tonnes: 687.8. Percent of foreign reserves: 6.5 percent. …
  • Netherlands. Tonnes: 612.5. Percent of foreign reserves: 67.4 percent. …

Which country has the most unmined gold?

In 2020, the United States was estimated to have some 3,000 metric tons of gold reserves in mines. Thus, the U.S. was within the top group of countries based on mine reserves of gold. Australia is estimated to have the largest gold mine reserves worldwide.

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