Facts

Population

1,353,821,000 (2012)

Area

9,706,961 km²

3,747,858 mi²

Density

139.5 people per km²

361.2 people per mi²

GDP

$12.41 trillion (2012)

# of 150m+ buildings

2395 Completed • 476 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

10 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (43%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (63%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

1

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country in

Asia

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

Shanghai Tower

632 m / 2,073 ft

2

Ping An Finance Center

599.1 m / 1,965 ft

3

Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

4

Tianjin CTF Finance Centre

530 m / 1,739 ft

5

CITIC Tower

527.7 m / 1,731 ft

6

TAIPEI 101

508 m / 1,667 ft

7

HeXi Yuzui Tower A

500 m / 1,640 ft

8

Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center

499.8 m / 1,640 ft

9

Suzhou Zhongnan Center

499.2 m / 1,638 ft

10

Greenland Centre

498 m / 1,634 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

31 July 2019

CTBUH Holds Half-Day Skybridges Symposium

18 July 2019

Videos

22 January 2021

Highlights - CTBUH China New Year Talk: Future City

Organized around the theme of the "future city," CTBUH held new year talk and Chinese book release in One Museum Place, Shanghai. The CTBUH China...

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Research

01 March 2021

Comparative Study on the Development Trends of High-rise Buildings Above 200 Meters in China, th

Since 2006, the number of completed high-rise buildings over 200 meters have increased rapidly. Although there were some short-term cyclical troughs, the overall trend has...

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Global News

16 July 2021

Source of Shenzhen Building’s Mysterious Shaking Found

A "vortex-induced resonance" caused the shaking at SEG Plaza in Shenzhen on 18 May 2021, which led to its being evacuated and closed to occupants...

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