Tallest buildings in the world

This is a data visalization of the tallest buildings in the world by country and over time.

Place your mouse on top of a data point to see more information. Place your mouse on top of a country on the map or country label to see statistics for the specific country. These statistics are calculated up to the current year displayed.

To can control the current year and the animation, use the buttons below the current year label. A country can be selected by clicking it on the map, or by clicking its label. To reset the country filter, click the selected country.

The data for this visualisation is a snapshot of the List of tallest buildings in the world from Wikipedia at the time this visualization was created. The list includes all buildings (completed and architecturally topped out) which reach a height of 300 metres (984 ft) or more as assessed by their highest architectural feature.