List of Cities with Most Skyscrapers

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  • Post last modified:December 19, 2022

Skyscrapers are the most cost-effective solution to the problem of rising urban land prices. Also common in urban areas are skyscrapers. Even though there are thousands of skyscrapers around the globe, the vast majority can be found in a handful of major metropolitan areas. Below is a table displaying the number of cities with a significant skyscraper population.

Skyscrapers in Hong Kong, Image by Jude Joshua from Pixabay

Cities in the World with most Skyscraper above 100m

RankCityCountryNo of Buildings
1Hong KongHong Kong2354
2New York CityUnited States794
3TokyoJapan556
4DubaiUnited Arab Emirates403
5ShanghaiChina430
6MumbaiIndia355
7ChicagoUnited States341
8GuangzhouChina295
9SeoulSouth Korea282
10Kuala LumpurMalaysia244
11SingaporeSingapore238
12ShenzhenChina235
13ChongqingChina226
14TorontoCanada216
15Panama CityPanama185
16ManilaPhilippines186
17JakartaIndonesia170
18Sao PauloBrazil194
19OsakaJapan172
20BeijingChina172
21MacauMacau131
22MoscowRussia132
23TianjinChina131
24NanjingChina131
25BangkokThailand118
26MiamiUSA137
27Buenos AiresArgentina122
28SydneyAustralia102
29Mexico CityMexico114
30DalianChina93
31HoustonUnited States86
32DohaQatar78
33IstanbulTurkey90
34HonoluluUnited States104
35San FranciscoUSA88
36WuhanChina79
37BusanSouth Korea64
38ShenyangChina76
39AtlantaUSA73
40ChengduChina81

Note: The above-mentioned list is an update from 2011. The current ranking could have changed in the meantime.


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