The Mekko or Marimekko chart below totals all the skyscrapers around the world. The columns are organized by continent and each segment represents a country or region. The area of each segment is proportional to the number of skyscrapers.
China leads with 999 skyscrapers (excluding Hong Kong) followed by the US with 699 skyscrapers. Hong Kong is is third with 380. Overall, Asia has 3 times the number of skyscrapers North America has.
This Mekko chart was built with OS X, PowerPoint for Mac, and the Aploris add-in.