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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%
31 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%
32 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)
50
152%
14%
49 26
79%
7%
4
12%
1%
5
15%
1%
6
18%
2%
9
27%
3%
23
70%
6%
25
76%
7%
2
6%
1%
1993
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
65
127%
17%
65 21
41%
6%
5
10%
1%
27
53%
7%
4
8%
1%
8
16%
2%
45
88%
12%
17
33%
5%
3
6%
1%
1994
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
49
70%
12%
49 18
26%
4%
6
9%
1%
9
13%
2%
6
9%
1%
10
14%
2%
30
43%
7%
16
23%
4%
3
4%
1%
1995
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
53
74%
12%
53 16
22%
4%
14
19%
3%
7
10%
2%
8
11%
2%
8
11%
2%
29
40%
7%
21
29%
5%
3
4%
1%
1996
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
56
89%
12%
56 15
24%
3%
10
16%
2%
9
14%
2%
8
13%
2%
14
22%
3%
33
52%
7%
21
33%
4%
2
3%
0%
1997
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
77
120%
15%
73 20
31%
4%
22
34%
4%
12
19%
2%
9
14%
2%
14
22%
3%
41
64%
8%
32
50%
6%
4
6%
1%
1998
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
113
120%
21%
111 31
33%
6%
30
32%
5%
21
22%
4%
14
15%
3%
17
18%
3%
57
61%
10%
46
49%
8%
10
11%
2%
1999
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
91
72%
16%
91 18
14%
3%
28
22%
5%
19
15%
3%
8
6%
1%
18
14%
3%
41
32%
7%
44
35%
8%
6
5%
1%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 10 5
Housing Buildings and Development 100 45
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 10 2
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 7 6
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 26 13
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 5 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 28 11
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 101 34
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 14 5
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 0 0
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 19 8
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 7 5
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 0 0
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 5 1
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 58 19
Air pollution Pollution 15 7
Ground water pollution Pollution 2 2
Input of excess energy Pollution 6 3
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 3 1
Solid waste Pollution 19 13
Surface water pollution Pollution 36 7
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 2 1
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 17 3
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 16 3
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 23 8
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 57 13
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 31 7
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 8 1
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 58 15
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 19 9
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 4 2
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 14 4
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 4 3
Pests Local conditions affecting physical fabric 1 1
Radiation/light Local conditions affecting physical fabric 3 1
Relative humidity Local conditions affecting physical fabric 22 10
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 4 2
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 47 16
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 77 18
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 83 41
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 0 0
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 5 3
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 1 1
Civil unrest Other human activities 31 7
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 10 6
Illegal activities Other human activities 130 33
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 2 2
War Other human activities 22 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 11 8
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 2 1
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 34 17
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 18 12
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 17 9
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 6 3
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 0 0
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 5 1
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 6 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 13 7
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 76 29
Governance Management and institutional factors 6 2
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 3 3
Human resources Management and institutional factors 32 16
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 62 29
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 73 36
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 310 135
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 1999
Buildings and Development
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Commercial development 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 1
Housing 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 4 1 8 9 5 10 12 10 18 15
Industrial areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Interpretative and visitation facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 1
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 3 2 1 5 4
Transportation Infrastructure
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 5 2 2 2 2 4 6
Ground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 3 5 6 4 7 6 11 9 10 14 18
Marine transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 5 3
Underground transport infrastructure 0 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 1999
Localised utilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 3 2 1 3
Major linear utilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 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 1
Water infrastructure 0 1 2 3 4 4 3 2 2 1 3 6 5 3 2 3 3 6 5
Pollution
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Air pollution 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 1
Ground water pollution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Input of excess energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Solid waste 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 2 4 5 1
Surface water pollution 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 4 5 5 6 5
Biological resource use/modification
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Aquaculture 0 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 1
Commercial wild plant collection 0 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 1
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 3
Forestry /wood production 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 5 6 5
Land conversion 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 6 6 7 8 7 7 8
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 2 3 4 4 5
Subsistence hunting 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical resource extraction
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Mining 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 5 5 8 11 8
Oil and gas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 4 4
Quarrying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1
Water (extraction) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 1 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 1999
Dust 0 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 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 3 2 4 2 3 2
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 3 0 0 5 4 5 5 6 3
Wind 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
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 0
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 5 4 3 9 7 6 7 8 11 11
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 4 5 8 5 5 6 12 18 14
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 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 1
Society's valuing of heritage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Other human activities
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Civil unrest 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 4 6
Deliberate destruction of heritage 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Illegal activities 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 2 7 7 6 7 8 9 8 10 14 15 20
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
War 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 4 2 1 2 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 1999
Changes to oceanic waters 0 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 0
Drought 0 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 1 2 1
Other climate change impacts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Storms 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 3 1 4 9 7
Temperature change 0 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 1999
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Earthquake 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 4
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 2 2 4 3
Fire (widlfires) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
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 1999
Hyper-abundant species 0 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 1
Invasive / alien marine species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 2 1 3
Modified genetic material 0 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 0
Management and institutional factors
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Financial resources 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 2 3 2 7 8 6 7 6 8 8 12
Governance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Human resources 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 3 4 6 2 4 5
Legal framework 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 8 8 8 8 11 8 5
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 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 2 1 3 9 6 6 8 13 11 14
Management systems/ management plan 0 1 1 2 1 7 5 3 6 11 11 17 30 19 20 26 35 60 55


* : 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.