China

Asia

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

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (43%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (62%)

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

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

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

Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center

499.8 m / 1,640 ft

8

Suzhou Zhongnan Center

499.2 m / 1,638 ft

9

Greenland Centre

498 m / 1,634 ft

10

Shanghai World Financial Center

492 m / 1,614 ft

CTBUH People & Events

Jianping Gu

Jianping Gu

Shanghai Tower C&D

Skybridges Research Team Visits Major Projects in China, Malaysia

31 July 2019

CTBUH Holds Half-Day Skybridges Symposium

18 July 2019

Videos

10 June 2015

Ping An Finance Center

The Shenzhen Ping An Financial Centre Construction and Development Co. Ltd. examines Ping An Finance Center and it's construction progress.

Research

30 January 2020

Determinism, Integration, and Articulation Lead Up to a Landmark

Completed in 2019, the Tianjin Chow Tai Fook (CTF) Finance Centre is currently the seventh-tallest building in the world, tied with the Guangzhou CTF Finance...

Global News

22 January 2021

New Neighborhood in Zhuhai Has Been Launched

A new neighborhood in Zhuhai has been fully launched. The project will provide about 4,000 well-decorated residential units, as well as shops, education, transportation, and...