How much gold gets mined per year worldwide? The table below shows world gold production from 1900 thru 2011. Production in 1900 was around 400 metric tons per year and has consistently moved up over the years.
With gold at $1700 an ounce and the fundamentals in place for gold to much higher in the years to come, there’s going to be a lot more gold discovered. And the deposits tracked in this survey are just those estimated to hold more than one million ounces of gold.