China is by far the uncontested leader in skyscrapers, with whopping 680 buildings that are 200 meters or taller. That’s more than half of all skyscrapers in the world. Consider that in the last 4 years (2015 – 2018), China built 310 skyscrapers, while the US built 33. That’s almost a 10:1 ratio! (But, hey, we have to spend $50 billion every year on those military bases in Afghanistan).
Here are the statistics for skyscrapers built in China in those four years: