Global market value of gold by sector 2018

The total market value of gold worldwide in 2018 amounted to nearly eight trillion U.S. dollars. Jewelry was the leading sector, accounting for 3.75 trillion U.S. dollars of the global market value of gold.

Market value of gold worldwide in 2018 by sector (in billion U.S. dollars)*

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

February 2019



Survey time period

Febuary 2019

Supplementary notes

* U.S.-dollar values were calculated by the source using the full year 2018 average LBMA Gold price of 1,269 U.S. dollars per ounce. Financial gold is defined as the sum of official sector holdings, bars and coins, and ETPs (including gold-backed exchange traded funds and similar products).

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 / Month *
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract; Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Gold"

Further Content: You might find this interesting as well

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.