Facts

Population

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

23,836,540 (2015)

Area

7,692,024 km² • 2,969,890 mi²

Density

3.1 people per km²

8.0 people per mi²

GDP

$1.1 trillion (2014)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
7

Tallest City in

the World

#
1

Tallest City in

Oceania

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 Q1 Tower
322.5 m / 1,058  ft
2 Australia 108
316.7 m / 1,039  ft
3 Eureka Tower
297.3 m / 975  ft
4 One Barangaroo
271.3 m / 890  ft
5 Aurora Melbourne Central
270.5 m / 887  ft
6 Brisbane Skytower
269.6 m / 885  ft
7 West Side Place Tower A
268.7 m / 882  ft
8 120 Collins Street
266.6 m / 875  ft
9 The One
264 m / 866  ft
10 Salesforce Tower
263.1 m / 863  ft

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