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Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
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%
2004
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
159
112%
21%
159 52
37%
7%
38
27%
5%
26
18%
3%
19
13%
3%
24
17%
3%
103
73%
14%
51
36%
7%
5
4%
1%
2005
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
138
87%
18%
138 47
30%
6%
34
21%
4%
16
10%
2%
16
10%
2%
25
16%
3%
89
56%
11%
44
28%
6%
5
3%
1%
2006
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
135
98%
17%
136 38
28%
5%
33
24%
4%
14
10%
2%
20
14%
2%
30
22%
4%
85
62%
10%
45
33%
6%
5
4%
1%
2007
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
165
122%
20%
165 50
37%
6%
41
30%
5%
22
16%
3%
22
16%
3%
30
22%
4%
107
79%
13%
54
40%
7%
4
3%
0%
2008
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
158
96%
19%
158 57
35%
7%
33
20%
4%
25
15%
3%
17
10%
2%
26
16%
3%
101
61%
12%
53
32%
6%
4
2%
0%
2009
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
178
113%
20%
178 64
41%
7%
38
24%
4%
26
16%
3%
19
12%
2%
31
20%
4%
122
77%
14%
52
33%
6%
4
3%
0%
2010
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
149
84%
17%
149 47
26%
5%
28
16%
3%
27
15%
3%
16
9%
2%
31
17%
3%
92
52%
10%
51
29%
6%
6
3%
1%
2011
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
172
115%
19%
172 50
34%
5%
41
28%
5%
31
21%
3%
20
13%
2%
30
20%
3%
118
79%
13%
51
34%
6%
3
2%
0%
2012
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
147
85%
16%
148 45
26%
5%
26
15%
3%
25
15%
3%
16
9%
2%
35
20%
4%
89
52%
10%
52
30%
6%
6
3%
1%
2013
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
169
115%
18%
169 46
31%
5%
31
21%
3%
30
20%
3%
27
18%
3%
35
24%
4%
116
79%
12%
50
34%
5%
3
2%
0%
2014
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
150
89%
15%
150 31
18%
3%
30
18%
3%
26
15%
3%
21
12%
2%
42
25%
4%
90
53%
9%
54
32%
6%
6
4%
1%
2015
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
85
57%
8%
85 18
12%
2%
17
11%
2%
12
8%
1%
17
11%
2%
21
14%
2%
58
39%
6%
24
16%
2%
3
2%
0%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 96 32
Housing Buildings and Development 817 180
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 31 11
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 117 51
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 218 71
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 27 10
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 135 47
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 480 118
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 88 25
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 29 12
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 32 16
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 73 23
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 12 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 34 11
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 182 40
Air pollution Pollution 42 18
Ground water pollution Pollution 21 9
Input of excess energy Pollution 28 10
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 17 6
Solid waste Pollution 110 35
Surface water pollution Pollution 108 21
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 27 9
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 72 17
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 84 27
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 87 23
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 323 61
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 186 37
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 26 10
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 2 2
Mining Physical resource extraction 273 51
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 108 32
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 23 10
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 44 13
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 12 4
Pests Local conditions affecting physical fabric 2 2
Radiation/light Local conditions affecting physical fabric 2 1
Relative humidity Local conditions affecting physical fabric 52 21
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 12 6
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 173 52
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 35 13
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 34 11
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 289 60
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 461 126
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 13 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 21 6
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 29 12
Civil unrest Other human activities 199 25
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 174 49
Illegal activities Other human activities 641 116
Military training Other human activities 2 2
Terrorism Other human activities 2 2
War Other human activities 119 22
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 4 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 10 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 18 5
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 71 25
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 20 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 78 30
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 14 7
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 22 6
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 67 26
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 120 32
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 57 14
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 9 4
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 1 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 41 9
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 17 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 88 28
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 10 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 289 89
Governance Management and institutional factors 68 21
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 36 16
Human resources Management and institutional factors 241 86
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 309 112
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 365 98
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1673 343
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Buildings and Development
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Commercial development 2 2 2 4 4 1 2 4 4 14 11 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 4
Housing 7 11 16 15 21 21 23 21 17 37 47 37 47 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 31
Industrial areas 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 3 0 2 0 5 1 4 8 4 10 8 8 5 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 6
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 4 4 4 3 8 6 5 7 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 6
Transportation Infrastructure
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Air transport infrastructure 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 1
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 3 2 2 3 5 7 6 4 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 6
Ground transport infrastructure 11 11 12 15 20 22 26 30 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 23 28 24 26 26 13
Marine transport infrastructure 0 2 3 2 5 3 3 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 7 8 7 7 1
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 2 2
Services Infrastructures
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Localised utilities 1 2 3 3 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1
Major linear utilities 2 0 0 2 3 4 3 5 3 6 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 5
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 3 2
Renewable energy facilities 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 2
Water infrastructure 5 2 4 3 6 5 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 8
Pollution
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Air pollution 3 0 2 5 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 0
Ground water pollution 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1
Input of excess energy 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2 2 1
Solid waste 2 3 3 6 7 1 3 2 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 4
Surface water pollution 2 4 5 5 6 5 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 6 7 6 7 3
Biological resource use/modification
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Aquaculture 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 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 1
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
Crop production 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 3
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 2 3 3 3 2 4 5 3 4 5 8 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 1
Forestry /wood production 4 4 2 5 6 5 6 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 2
Land conversion 6 7 9 8 7 9 13 15 9 18 11 9 14 17 17 22 20 23 22 23 26 18
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 4 2 4 4 4 5 6 7 5 7 10 6 10 11 12 15 11 13 16 16 12 6
Subsistence hunting 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 2
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Physical resource extraction
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Mining 4 5 5 9 11 9 14 15 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 12
Oil and gas 1 1 1 2 4 4 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 9 9 11 12 4
Quarrying 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2
Water (extraction) 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 1
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1
Pests 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 3 2 4 3 5 2 3 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1
Temperature 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 7 5 6 6 9 4 5 6 4 11 17 7 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 7
Wind 2 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 7 8 8 9 11 12 16 19 10 17 13 15 16 21 13 17 14 19 12 13 13 6
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 6 5 7 14 18 17 17 19 20 29 29 21 30 36 24 27 19 21 28 23 35 16
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Society's valuing of heritage 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0
Other human activities
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Civil unrest 2 3 3 3 4 6 6 6 3 11 15 11 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 11
Deliberate destruction of heritage 2 2 2 2 2 3 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 13 12 10 7
Illegal activities 11 9 12 18 15 20 28 27 19 31 44 30 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 25
Military training 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 4 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 12
Climate change and severe weather events
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0
Desertification 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Drought 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 0
Flooding 1 1 0 4 3 1 2 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 5
Other climate change impacts 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2 2 0
Storms 4 3 1 4 10 11 11 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 5 3 4 5 1
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 0
Sudden ecological or geological events
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1
Earthquake 0 1 1 1 1 4 3 5 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 7 2 3 0
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 3 1 4 3 5 3 4 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 7
Fire (widlfires) 0 0 1 2 2 3 4 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 0
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 0
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 3 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6 1
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
Translocated species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 0
Management and institutional factors
1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Financial resources 7 7 6 8 8 12 11 14 10 24 26 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 5
Governance 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 3
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 1
Human resources 4 6 6 2 4 5 4 10 6 26 21 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 14 8
Legal framework 9 9 8 13 10 6 6 6 6 21 26 15 17 12 15 13 18 19 23 24 23 10
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
Management activities 7 7 9 18 16 18 12 14 13 17 13 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 17
Management systems/ management plan 30 24 30 45 67 68 58 66 54 97 100 84 84 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 61


* : 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.