African gold mine production by country 2019

Several countries in the African continent are expected to produce gold from mining in 2019. In that year, the estimated mine production of this precious metal in South Africa is estimated to reach some 160,000 kilograms.

Gold mine production in Africa in 2019 by country (in kilograms)*

Production in kilograms
South Africa 160,000
Ghana**120,000
Sudan100,000
Mali**46,000
Congo (Kinshasa)39,000
Tanzania 36,000
Burkina faso**35,000
Zimbabwe 26,000
Côte d'ivoire**21,000
Guinea**16,000
Ethiopia16,000
Togo*****16,000
Mauritania 14,000
Nigeria9,300
Senegal9,000
Liberia7,800
Namibia ****6,600
Zambia 6,000
Eritrea 5,100
Central African Republic5,000
Uganda3,000
Madagascar2,700
Cameroon1,800
Gabon1,600
Niger1,100
Botswana 1,000
Swaziland600
Burundi500
Rwanda350
Mozambique200
Kenya200
Congo (Brazzaville)150
Sierra Leone100
Chad14
Equatorial Guinea***-
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

Africa

Survey time period

2019

Supplementary notes

* Estimated production volume as of August 2019.
** Excludes production from artisanal mining.
*** Gold was produced, however, available information was not reliable for making estimates.
**** Does not include gold produced as a byproduct of copper mining.
***** May include artisanal gold production from neighboring countries; however, available information was inadequate to make reliable estimates of the output that originated from these countries.

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