Value of gold reserves 2019, by country

Gold reserves of largest gold holding countries worldwide as of the March 2019 (in metric tons)

Value of gold reserves 2019, by country This statistic presents the gold reserves of largest gold holding countries worldwide as of March 2019. In that time, the central bank of the United States held approximately 8,407.42 metric tons of gold.
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As of March 2019, the United States had the largest gold reserve – more than 8,000 metric tons of gold. This was more than twice the gold reserves of Germany and more than three times the gold reserves of Italy and France. China was ranked sixth for the amount of gold it has on reserve, but more gold is being mined in China than any other country in the world. While the share of gold reserves constituted 75.3 percent of the U.S. central bank holdings in 2016, in China this figure amounted to only 2.3 percent.

Australia on the other hand, is home to the largest gold mine reserves in addition to being the second largest producer of gold, after China. While gold no longer serves as an object of exchange and as a confirmation value, gold remains an investment asset for governments and it could provide a safeguard against inflation or recession. Yet it would not be the best time to do so, as the average price of gold has dropped slightly from its peak in 2012.
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Gold reserves of largest gold holding countries worldwide as of the March 2019 (in metric tons)

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Gold reserves in metric tons
United States8,407.42
Germany3,483.21
Italy2,534.44
France2,518.05
Russia2,241.23
China1,612.04
Switzerland1,075.12
Japan790.91
India633.05
Netherlands633.05
Turkey512.48
Taiwan437.89
Portugal395.45
Kazakhstan373.91
Saudi Arabia*334.05
United Kingdom320.86
Lebanon*296.43
Spain290.96
Austria289.36
Belgium235.05
Gold reserves in metric tons
United States8,407.42
Germany3,483.21
Italy2,534.44
France2,518.05
Russia2,241.23
China1,612.04
Switzerland1,075.12
Japan790.91
India633.05
Netherlands633.05
Turkey512.48
Taiwan437.89
Portugal395.45
Kazakhstan373.91
Saudi Arabia*334.05
United Kingdom320.86
Lebanon*296.43
Spain290.96
Austria289.36
Belgium235.05
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This statistic presents the gold reserves of largest gold holding countries worldwide as of March 2019. In that time, the central bank of the United States held approximately 8,407.42 metric tons of gold.
Gold reserves - additional information

As of March 2019, the United States had the largest gold reserve – more than 8,000 metric tons of gold. This was more than twice the gold reserves of Germany and more than three times the gold reserves of Italy and France. China was ranked sixth for the amount of gold it has on reserve, but more gold is being mined in China than any other country in the world. While the share of gold reserves constituted 75.3 percent of the U.S. central bank holdings in 2016, in China this figure amounted to only 2.3 percent.

Australia on the other hand, is home to the largest gold mine reserves in addition to being the second largest producer of gold, after China. While gold no longer serves as an object of exchange and as a confirmation value, gold remains an investment asset for governments and it could provide a safeguard against inflation or recession. Yet it would not be the best time to do so, as the average price of gold has dropped slightly from its peak in 2012.
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