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Official World's 20 Tallest High-rise Buildings (Residential use)

This overview is the most accurate compilation of its kind and uses in-depth research results and reliable building information. It is based on data standards as outlined by the Emporis Standards Committee (ESC). This listing is verified and updated continuously and includes high-rise buildings which have been topped out, including those still under construction or on hold and whose occupiable height is devoted to hotel uses. The ranking is based entirely on the buildings' structural height. TV towers, masts, and other building types are not included.
# Building City Floors Height Year
1
Burj Khalifa Dubai 163 2,717 ft 2010
2
Shanghai Tower Shanghai 128 2,074 ft 2015
3
Makkah Clock Royal Tower Makkah 120 1,972 ft 2012
4
Lotte World Tower Seoul 123 1,823 ft 2017
5
CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou 116 1,739 ft 2016
6
Suzhou Supertower Suzhou 92 1,483 ft 2016
7
The Wharf IFS Tower 1 Changsha 88 1,483 ft 2016
8
Marina 101 Tower Dubai 101 1,417 ft 2016
9
432 Park Avenue New York City 96 1,398 ft 2015
10
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago 98 1,388 ft 2009
11
Princess Tower Dubai 101 1,356 ft 2012
12
23 Marina Dubai 89 1,289 ft 2012
13
Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid Abu Dhabi 92 1,253 ft 2014
14
Elite Residence Dubai 91 1,248 ft 2012
15
OKO Apartment Tower Moscow 85 1,154 ft 2015
16
John Hancock Center Chicago 100 1,128 ft 1969
17
Ahmed Abdul Rahim Al Attar Tower Dubai 76 1,122 ft 2017
18
Mercury City Moscow 75 1,112 ft 2013
19
The Torch Dubai 79 1,105 ft 2011
20
DAMAC Residenze Dubai 86 1,099 ft 2017
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