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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%
1999
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
110
87%
19%
110 23
18%
4%
34
27%
6%
23
18%
4%
12
9%
2%
18
14%
3%
55
43%
9%
47
37%
8%
8
6%
1%
2000
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
112
102%
18%
112 34
31%
5%
32
29%
5%
17
15%
3%
9
8%
1%
20
18%
3%
54
49%
9%
53
48%
8%
5
5%
1%
2001
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
124
111%
18%
124 37
33%
5%
32
29%
5%
19
17%
3%
18
16%
3%
18
16%
3%
57
51%
8%
60
54%
9%
7
6%
1%
2002
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
90
73%
12%
90 34
27%
5%
25
20%
3%
10
8%
1%
10
8%
1%
11
9%
2%
46
37%
6%
38
31%
5%
6
5%
1%
2003
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
142
158%
19%
142 41
46%
6%
34
38%
5%
28
31%
4%
15
17%
2%
24
27%
3%
94
104%
13%
44
49%
6%
4
4%
1%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 42 19
Housing Buildings and Development 220 84
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 18 5
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 38 23
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 60 22
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 9 6
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 46 16
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 220 63
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 29 10
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 5 4
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 25 10
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 31 13
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 0 0
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 11 2
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 83 24
Air pollution Pollution 29 11
Ground water pollution Pollution 3 3
Input of excess energy Pollution 14 4
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 3 1
Solid waste Pollution 32 14
Surface water pollution Pollution 56 12
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 8 3
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 24 4
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 37 11
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 47 16
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 115 29
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 59 15
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 16 4
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 110 28
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 38 15
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 12 6
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 24 6
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 36 12
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 8 3
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 84 32
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 12 5
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 2 2
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 144 30
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 179 69
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 17 7
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 11 5
Civil unrest Other human activities 58 14
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 37 17
Illegal activities Other human activities 244 60
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 3 3
War Other human activities 31 6
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 0 0
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 7 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 1 1
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 21 13
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 8 2
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 56 27
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 0 0
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 14 7
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 32 19
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 34 14
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 21 5
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 0 0
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 8 3
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 14 4
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 10 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 29 13
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 136 53
Governance Management and institutional factors 10 5
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 7 5
Human resources Management and institutional factors 81 43
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 108 50
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 148 50
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 635 212
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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Buildings and Development
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Commercial development 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 4 4 1 2 4 4 14
Housing 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 4 1 8 10 7 11 16 15 21 21 23 21 17 37
Industrial areas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 4
Interpretative and visitation facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 6 1 4 8 4 10
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 4 4 4 3 8 6 5 7 3 8
Transportation Infrastructure
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
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 7 6 4 1 3
Ground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 3 5 6 4 7 11 11 12 15 20 22 26 30 17 23
Marine transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 5 3 3 5 3 3
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Services Infrastructures
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Localised utilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 3 3 2 4 1 0 0 1
Major linear utilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 3 4 3 5 3 6
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 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 2 2 1 1
Water infrastructure 0 1 2 3 4 4 3 2 2 1 3 6 6 5 2 4 3 6 5 4 7 4 6
Pollution
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Air pollution 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 2 5 3 2 1 2 2 2
Ground water pollution 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Input of excess energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 3 2 1 2
Surface water pollution 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 4 5 5 6 5 7 5 3 5
Biological resource use/modification
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 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 1 1 1 3
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 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 2 3 1 1
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 3 3 3 2 4 5 3 4 5
Forestry /wood production 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 4 2 5 6 5 6 5 1 6
Land conversion 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 6 6 7 9 8 7 9 13 15 9 18
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 2 4 4 4 5 6 7 5 7
Subsistence hunting 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 4
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Mining 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 4 5 5 9 11 9 14 15 10 10
Oil and gas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 4 4 3 6 4 5
Quarrying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2
Water (extraction) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Dust 0 0 0 0 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 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 3 2 4 3 5 2 3 2 2 3
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 4 3 0 1 7 5 6 6 9 4 5 6 4 11
Wind 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
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 0 1 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 12 16 19 10 17
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 5 6 10 6 5 7 14 18 17 17 19 20 29
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 3 3 3
Society's valuing of heritage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 3 2
Other human activities
1979 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Civil unrest 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 4 6 6 6 3 11
Deliberate destruction of heritage 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 5 4 8
Illegal activities 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 2 7 7 6 7 8 11 9 12 18 15 20 28 27 19 31
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
War 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 4 3 1 2 2 2 2 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 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 0 1 1 1
Drought 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Flooding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 3 1 2 0 1 3
Other climate change impacts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 1
Storms 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4 3 1 4 10 11 11 1 1 3
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
Earthquake 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 3 5 1 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 4 3 5 3 4 3 2 3
Fire (widlfires) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 4 3 3 2
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 1 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 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 2 2 1 4
Invasive / alien marine species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 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 2 3 1 3 4 3 2 5
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 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 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 2000 2001 2002 2003
Financial resources 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 2 3 2 7 8 7 7 6 8 8 12 11 14 10 24
Governance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 0
Human resources 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4 6 6 2 4 5 4 10 6 26
Legal framework 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 8 9 9 8 13 10 6 6 6 6 21
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 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 3 1 3 10 7 7 9 18 16 18 12 14 13 17
Management systems/ management plan 0 1 1 2 1 7 5 3 6 11 11 18 30 30 24 30 45 67 68 58 66 54 97


* : 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.