According to GlobalData, Ghana is the world’s eleventh-largest producer of gold, with output of 3,071koz in 2022, up by 9% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Ghana decreased by a CAGR of 9.66% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 1% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its report. Buy the report here.

Ghana accounts for 3% of global production, with the other largest producers being China (11%), Australia (10%), Russia (8%) and Canada (7%).

Leading producers of gold in Ghana are Gold Fields, Newmont, AngloGold Ashanti and Kinross Gold. Gold Fields's output was 873.73koz in 2021, up by 5% on 2020. Newmont produced 842.43koz, an increase of 1%, and output from AngloGold Ashanti was 210.28koz, a decrease of 20% on the previous year.

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