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Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
1979
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
1
100%
8%
1 1
100%
8%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
1
100%
8%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
1982
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
2
200%
2%
2 0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
1
100%
1%
1
100%
1%
1
100%
1%
1
100%
1%
0
0%
0%
1983
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
3
150%
2%
3 0
0%
0%
1
50%
1%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
2
100%
1%
0
0%
0%
1
50%
1%
2
100%
1%
1984
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
9
300%
6%
9 2
67%
1%
1
33%
1%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
6
200%
4%
1
33%
1%
6
200%
4%
2
67%
1%
1985
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
13
144%
7%
13 3
33%
2%
1
11%
1%
2
22%
1%
1
11%
1%
6
67%
3%
1
11%
1%
11
122%
6%
1
11%
1%
1986
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
17
131%
8%
17 1
8%
0%
3
23%
1%
3
23%
1%
1
8%
0%
9
69%
4%
0
0%
0%
15
115%
7%
2
15%
1%
1987
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
14
82%
6%
14 2
12%
1%
1
6%
0%
3
18%
1%
1
6%
0%
7
41%
3%
3
18%
1%
8
47%
3%
3
18%
1%
1988
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
12
86%
4%
12 5
36%
2%
0
0%
0%
2
14%
1%
1
7%
0%
4
29%
1%
4
29%
1%
6
43%
2%
2
14%
1%
1989
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
22
183%
7%
22 5
42%
2%
4
33%
1%
5
42%
2%
2
17%
1%
6
50%
2%
4
33%
1%
17
142%
5%
1
8%
0%
1990
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
32
145%
10%
32 9
41%
3%
5
23%
2%
5
23%
2%
5
23%
2%
8
36%
3%
14
64%
4%
17
77%
5%
1
5%
0%
1991
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
33
103%
10%
33 13
41%
4%
6
19%
2%
6
19%
2%
2
6%
1%
6
19%
2%
9
28%
3%
22
69%
7%
2
6%
1%
1992
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
51
155%
14%
51 27
82%
8%
4
12%
1%
5
15%
1%
6
18%
2%
9
27%
3%
23
70%
6%
25
76%
7%
3
9%
1%
1993
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
70
137%
19%
70 22
43%
6%
6
12%
2%
28
55%
7%
6
12%
2%
8
16%
2%
48
94%
13%
19
37%
5%
3
6%
1%
1994
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
72
103%
18%
72 28
40%
7%
16
23%
4%
9
13%
2%
8
11%
2%
11
16%
3%
45
64%
11%
19
27%
5%
8
11%
2%
1995
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
63
88%
14%
63 17
24%
4%
18
25%
4%
8
11%
2%
9
13%
2%
11
15%
3%
35
49%
8%
25
35%
6%
3
4%
1%
1996
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
64
102%
14%
64 15
24%
3%
12
19%
3%
9
14%
2%
11
17%
2%
17
27%
4%
38
60%
8%
23
37%
5%
3
5%
1%
1997
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
101
158%
20%
101 26
41%
5%
33
52%
7%
13
20%
3%
15
23%
3%
14
22%
3%
54
84%
11%
43
67%
9%
4
6%
1%
1998
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
127
126%
23%
127 35
35%
6%
33
33%
6%
24
24%
4%
17
17%
3%
18
18%
3%
71
70%
13%
46
46%
8%
10
10%
2%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 17 6
Housing Buildings and Development 101 45
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 8 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 11 9
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 31 14
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 5 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 25 10
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 102 35
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 12 6
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 0 0
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 19 8
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 10 5
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 0 0
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 4 1
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 57 19
Air pollution Pollution 20 9
Ground water pollution Pollution 1 1
Input of excess energy Pollution 8 3
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 3 1
Solid waste Pollution 23 13
Surface water pollution Pollution 31 7
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 16 3
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 16 4
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 24 12
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 51 13
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 29 9
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 7 1
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 52 15
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 16 8
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 3 2
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 15 4
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 5 3
Pests Local conditions affecting physical fabric 2 2
Radiation/light Local conditions affecting physical fabric 3 1
Relative humidity Local conditions affecting physical fabric 24 11
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 7 3
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 54 20
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 9 4
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 1 1
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 70 19
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 77 38
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 0 0
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 4 3
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 2 2
Civil unrest Other human activities 26 5
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 13 6
Illegal activities Other human activities 119 34
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 2 2
War Other human activities 21 6
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 0 0
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 4 1
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 0 0
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 14 9
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 1 1
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 29 16
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 0 0
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 7 3
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 16 10
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 19 11
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 6 4
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 0 0
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 2 2
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 5 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 12 6
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 65 27
Governance Management and institutional factors 6 2
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 2 2
Human resources Management and institutional factors 30 17
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 63 30
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 74 35
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 292 134
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Buildings and Development
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Commercial development 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 4 4
Housing 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 4 1 8 10 7 11 16 15 21
Industrial areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 6
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 4 4 4 3 8
Transportation Infrastructure
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 5 3 2 2 3 5
Ground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 3 5 6 4 7 11 11 12 15 20
Marine transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 5
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Services Infrastructures
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Localised utilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 3 3 2
Major linear utilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 3
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Water infrastructure 0 1 2 3 4 4 3 2 2 1 3 6 6 5 2 4 3 6
Pollution
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Air pollution 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 2 5 3
Ground water pollution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Input of excess energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Solid waste 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 3 6 7
Surface water pollution 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 4 5 5 6
Biological resource use/modification
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 3 3 3 2
Forestry /wood production 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 4 2 5 6
Land conversion 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 6 6 7 9 8 7
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 2 4 4 4
Subsistence hunting 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Physical resource extraction
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Mining 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 4 5 5 9 11
Oil and gas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 4
Quarrying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
Water (extraction) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 1 1
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Relative humidity 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 3 2 4 3 5
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1
Water (rain/water table) 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 4 3 0 1 7 5 6 6 9
Wind 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 5 4 3 9 7 8 8 9 11
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 5 6 10 6 5 7 14 18
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Society's valuing of heritage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Other human activities
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Civil unrest 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 4
Deliberate destruction of heritage 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2
Illegal activities 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 2 7 7 6 7 8 11 9 12 18 15
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
War 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 4 3 1 2 2
Climate change and severe weather events
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Desertification 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Drought 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Flooding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 3
Other climate change impacts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Storms 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4 3 1 4 10
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sudden ecological or geological events
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
Earthquake 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 1
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 4 3 5
Fire (widlfires) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Invasive / alien marine species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 1
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management and institutional factors
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Financial resources 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 2 3 2 7 8 7 7 6 8 8
Governance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Human resources 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4 6 6 2 4
Legal framework 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 8 9 9 8 13 10
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 10 7 7 9 18 16
Management systems/ management plan 0 1 1 2 1 7 5 3 6 11 11 18 30 30 24 30 45 67


* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.