The golden ones

According to United States Geological Survey (USGS) provisional data, the top 10 gold-producing countries mined out 1,920 out of the 2,860 tonnes produced globally in 2014.

Among those top 10, five countries — China, Australia, Russia, Canada and Uzbekistan — increased their gold output. The global amount of gold produced in 2014 was 2.1% higher than 2013 totals.