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

2566 Completed • 482 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

10 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (44%)

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

Fuyuan Zhongshan 108 IFC

498 m / 1,634 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

CTBUH China Presents: Mixed-Use Community

17 June 2021

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

17 September 2021

Sustainable Tall Building Design Exemplars

Some 97 cities worldwide, including most of the world’s megacities with a population of 10 million or more, have signed onto the C40 Cities Climate...

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Global News

18 October 2021

Hangzhou Office Park Reaches Completion

In Hangzhou, the third phase of the Singapore-Hangzhou Science & Technology Park is complete. The project cost more than 23 billion yen (US$201 million).  Known...

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