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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Historic Gold Demand


Below is the Historic Demand for Gold among the various categories possible for Gold usage.

Year Demand in Tonnes Demand in US$ billions value
Jewellery Investment Bars & Coins ETF's & Other Instruments Technology Total Jewellery Investment Bars & Coins ETF's & Other Instruments Technology Total
2001 3,009 357 - 363 3,729 26.2 3.1 - 3.2 32.5
2002 2,662 351 3 358 3,374 26.5 3.5 0.0 3.6 33.6
2003 2,484 304 39 386 3,213 29.0 3.6 0.5 4.5 37.5
2004 2,616 355 133 419 3,522 34.4 4.7 1.7 5.5 46.3
2005 2,719 396 208 438 3,761 38.9 5.7 3.0 6.3 53.7
2006 2,300 417 260 468 3,446 44.6 8.1 5.1 9.1 66.9
2007 2,423 434 253 476 3,586 54.2 9.7 5.7 10.6 80.2
2008 2,304 875 321 461 3,962 64.6 24.5 9.0 12.9 111.1
2009 1,814 776 617 410 3,617 56.7 24.3 19.3 12.8 113.1
2010 2,017 1,148 368 466 3,999 79.4 45.2 14.5 18.4 157.4
1st Half 2011 997 674 -10 232 1,892 46.1 31.2 -0.3 10.8 87.8

Source: World Gold Council - Gold Demand Trends Report.

Historic Gold Prices

Below is the Historic Gold Price Movement over the past few years.

Year Price per Ounce US$
1990 383.51
1991 362.11
1992 343.82
1993 359.77
1994 384.00
1995 383.79
1996 387.81
1997 331.02
1998 294.24
1999 278.98
2000 279.11
2001 271.04
2002 309.73
2003 363.38
2004 409.72
2005 444.74
2006 603.46
2007 695.39
2008 871.96
2009 972.35
2010 1,224.53
Now - August 2011 1,735.95

Note: One Ounce = 28.3 Grams

Source: World Gold Council - Historic Prices of Gold

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