World's 'vainest' buildings revealed

Dubai's Burj Khalifa. (Fotolia)

Dubai's Burj Khalifa. (Fotolia)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 2:57 PM ET

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has coined a new term for useless, unoccupied space in the world's tallest towers: vanity height.

The United Arab Emirates has the world's "vainest" buildings, with an average of 19% unusable, vanity height in the buildings here. Find more stats and the world's vainest buildings on our infographic on the left side of the page. Click for a larger version.