As bullion, coins or jewelry, Gold is as an investment in the German. A representative survey showed that private people have as much Gold as never before. 6.4 percent of the global gold holdings are in German possession.
In times of low interest rates the Germans put more and more on Gold. This is the result of a representative survey. Berlin’s Steinbeis University, was interviewed on behalf of the travel Bank in 2000, of full age citizens of the Federal Republic. The result: A billion dollar treasure is in the possession of German private individuals.
In Numbers are the 8672 tons of the precious metal to a record value. More than half (4705 tons) are invested in bullion and coins. Nearly 4000 tons are in the Form of jewelry in the possession of the Germans. Three-quarters of the adult German citizens to own Gold. It is expected that per head, so everyone of you 69 grams of Gold. However, there are major regional differences. The people in the South of Germany come to 85 grams per Person, in East Germany, each investor owns an average of 45 grams.
If you add the gold reserves of the Bundesbank – 3381 tons by the end of 2015, 6.4 per cent of the world’s gold reserves is owned by a German. You would collect the entire 12 053 tonnes in a pile, this would result in a cube with an edge length of 8.50 meters. And the gold treasure could still continue to grow. Around 78 percent of the gold owners want to increase their holdings, every Fourth intends to do so in the near future.