Top 10 Gold-Producing Countries in 2011

Following is a table of the world’s 10 biggest gold-producing countries ranked by 2011 output, compiled by London-based metals-consulting company CRU. Figures are in metric tons.


Country                         2011 Output     2010 Output

1.  China                           380             341
2.  Australia                       272             260
3.  U.S.                            243             236
4.  South Africa                    221             209
5.  Russia                          205             197
6.  Peru                            156             163
7.  Ghana                           102              92
8.  Canada                          101              91
9.  Indonesia                        97             128
10. Mexico                           82              72

World Production                  2,789            2,638

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