The IUCN Red List conservation status of Green-and gold Tanager is rated as of Least Concern (BirdLife International 2009). Green-and-gold Tanager has a wide geographic distribution (estimated as 4,230,000 km2, and the global population is very large. Its relative abundance typically is assessed as uncommon in Colombia (Hilty and Brown 1985); as "uncommon to locally fairly common" in Ecuador (Ridgely and Greenfield 2001a); and as fairly common to common in Peru and Bolivia (Schulenberg et al. 2010, Herzog et al. 2016).