Australia - 16.3% of globally known gold resources

largest share of resources in the world


Annual exports - $16 billion in 2015/16

Australia’s 3rd largest export industry with exports to more than 55 countries


Gold mines – produced more than 280 tonnes in 2016, accounting for around 9% of global gold production

Australia is the 2nd largest gold producer in the world, of which WA Produces more than 70% of Australia’s gold


Jobs - more than 55,000 people, of which 26,000 are directly employed

Mining industry’s 2nd largest employer


WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Sales of $8.7 billion

second most valuable mineral in Western Australia