How many tons of gold does the world have?
About 244,000 metric tons of gold has been discovered to date (187,000 metric tons historically produced plus current underground reserves of 57,000 metric tons). Most of that gold has come from just three countries: China, Australia, and South Africa. The United States ranked fourth in gold production in 2016.
Which countries own the most gold?
|Rank||Country/Organization||Gold holdings (in tonnes)|
|—||International Monetary Fund||2,814.0|
Where does Philippines export gold?
Switzerland is the leading exporter of gold. The Philippines ships 69.2% of its gold exports to Hong Kong, who are the 5th largest import destination for all gold.
What family owns the most gold?
Collectively, Indian households have the largest amount of gold in the world – roughly 24,000 metric tons.
Where is most of the world’s gold?
All data is from the WGC as of June 2021.
- China – 368.3 tonnes. …
- Russia – 331.1 tonnes. …
- Australia – 327.8 tonnes. …
- United States – 190.2 tonnes. …
- Canada – 170.6 tonnes. …
- Ghana – 138.7 tonnes. …
- Brazil – 107.0 tonnes. …
- Uzbekistan – 101.6 tonnes.
Who owns the most gold in the world privately?
The biggest gold investor in the world
The largest single owner of gold on the planet is the U.S. government. At last count, Uncle Sam had 8,133.5 tons of gold (260 million ounces) stashed in vaults around the country like Fort Knox, which holds 147.3 million ounces.