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 people per mi²

GDP

$1.1 trillion (2014)

# of 150m+ buildings

142 Completed • 33 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

15 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (42%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (84%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

7

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country 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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CTBUH Brisbane Successful Cities Seminar: QDesign

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