Precious Metals Market Size, Share Analysis, Growth, Recent Trends, Business Opportunities to 2032

2 min readMay 28, 2024


The global precious metals market size is expected to gain momentum by reaching USD 403.08 billion by 2028 from USD 275.40 billion in 2021 while exhibiting a CAGR of 5.6% between 2021 to 2028. In its report titled, “Precious Metals Market, 2021–2028,” Fortune Business Insights™ mentions that the market stood at USD 261.94 billion in 2020.

The demand for precious type of metals is expected to rise globally owing to increased investment in jewelry. Moreover, gold and silver are some of the prime metals which are extensively used in South Asian countries, and the rising population in this region is adding more to the market. For instance, according to a report by the World Gold Council, in 2019, Indian households have accumulated up to 25,000 tonnes of gold, which makes India hold the tag of the world’s largest holders of the metal.

Market Segmentation:

By type, the market for precious metals industry is divided into silver, gold, and platinum group metals. By application, it is divided into industrial, jewelry, investment, and others.

Based on application, the industrial segment held the largest share in 2020 in the market. This is attributable to the increasing demand for silver from photovoltaics manufacturers, as fossil fuels are depleting, and people are looking for renewable energy sources to meet their energy demands.

Finally, based on region, the market is categorized into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East & Africa, and South America.

What does the Report Provide?

The precious metals market share report provides a detailed analysis of several factors, such as the key drivers and restraints that will impact growth. Additionally, the report provides insights into the regional analysis that covers different regions, contributing to the growth of the market. It includes the competitive landscape that involves the leading companies and the adoption of strategies to introduce new products, announce partnerships, and collaborate to contribute to the market growth.

Driving Factor

Increasing Disposable Income to Drive Market Growth

The rising disposable income and incessantly changing lifestyle choices are driving the precious metal market growth. For instance, the high demand for jewelry in wedding ceremonies of China, India, and other South Asian countries is projected to surge the consumption of precious metals. Additionally, gold is considered a safe haven for investment, as compared to equities, bonds, and crypto. As per the study by World Gold Council, ETFs and other investments accounted for 23% of the total gold demand in 2020. This is expected to drive the precious metals market growth in upcoming years.

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