Distribution of gold reserves worldwide in 2018, by country*
Distribution of global gold reserves by country 2018
This statistic shows the distribution of gold reserves worldwide in 2018, by selected country. In that year, Australia had the world's largest gold reserves, with a share of 18.1 percent of the total gold reserves worldwide.
Distribution of gold reserves worldwide in 2018, by country*
Share of reserves
Australia18.11%
Russia 11.09%
South Africa9.8%
United States 5.55%
Peru4.81%
Indonesia4.62%
Canada3.7%
Other countries 42.33%
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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Figures are preliminary.
Mineral ore reserves of gold are generally calculated based on economically and technically feasible extraction.
The U.S. Geological Survey estimated the total world reserves of gold ore to be approximately 54,100 metric tons in 2018.

Distribution of global gold reserves by country 2018
This statistic shows the distribution of gold reserves worldwide in 2018, by selected country. In that year, Australia had the world's largest gold reserves, with a share of 18.1 percent of the total gold reserves worldwide.
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