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Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
1995
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
51
109%
12%
50 16
34%
4%
13
28%
3%
7
15%
2%
8
17%
2%
7
15%
2%
28
60%
6%
20
43%
5%
3
6%
1%
1996
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
54
106%
12%
54 15
29%
3%
10
20%
2%
9
18%
2%
7
14%
1%
13
25%
3%
31
61%
7%
21
41%
4%
2
4%
0%
1997
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
72
133%
14%
67 19
35%
4%
20
37%
4%
12
22%
2%
7
13%
1%
14
26%
3%
38
70%
8%
30
56%
6%
4
7%
1%
1998
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
109
151%
20%
107 30
42%
5%
30
42%
5%
21
29%
4%
11
15%
2%
17
24%
3%
53
74%
10%
46
64%
8%
10
14%
2%
1999
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
87
80%
15%
87 18
17%
3%
28
26%
5%
17
16%
3%
6
6%
1%
18
17%
3%
37
34%
6%
44
40%
8%
6
6%
1%
2000
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
91
105%
14%
91 23
26%
4%
26
30%
4%
14
16%
2%
9
10%
1%
19
22%
3%
38
44%
6%
49
56%
8%
4
5%
1%
2001
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
107
118%
16%
106 37
41%
5%
28
31%
4%
14
15%
2%
12
13%
2%
16
18%
2%
47
52%
7%
54
59%
8%
6
7%
1%
2002
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
89
83%
12%
88 34
32%
5%
25
23%
3%
9
8%
1%
10
9%
1%
11
10%
2%
45
42%
6%
38
36%
5%
6
6%
1%
2003
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
142
160%
19%
137 41
46%
6%
34
38%
5%
28
31%
4%
15
17%
2%
24
27%
3%
94
106%
13%
44
49%
6%
4
4%
1%
2004
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
159
112%
21%
153 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%
132 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%
134 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%
161 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%
176 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%
146 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%
169 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%
147 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%
167 46
31%
5%
31
21%
3%
30
20%
3%
27
18%
3%
35
24%
4%
116
79%
12%
50
34%
5%
3
2%
0%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 70 30
Housing Buildings and Development 691 168
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 26 9
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 92 47
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 174 62
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 24 9
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 117 41
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 399 102
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 77 23
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 24 11
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 23 15
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 55 19
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 7 4
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 28 8
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 154 35
Air pollution Pollution 31 14
Ground water pollution Pollution 19 9
Input of excess energy Pollution 26 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 14 6
Solid waste Pollution 91 32
Surface water pollution Pollution 96 19
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 24 8
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 63 16
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 66 24
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 74 19
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 260 56
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 160 35
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 23 9
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 233 48
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 91 29
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 16 6
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 34 12
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 10 4
Pests Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Radiation/light Local conditions affecting physical fabric 1 1
Relative humidity Local conditions affecting physical fabric 40 15
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 7 5
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 130 45
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 28 13
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 27 8
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 246 55
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 380 113
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 11 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 18 5
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 26 11
Civil unrest Other human activities 163 22
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 149 45
Illegal activities Other human activities 538 101
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 79 21
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 3 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 8 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 15 5
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 55 21
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 16 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 55 22
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 13 7
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 21 6
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 60 22
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 96 28
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 46 13
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 37 8
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 15 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 74 24
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 9 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 247 84
Governance Management and institutional factors 55 16
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 32 16
Human resources Management and institutional factors 204 77
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 258 105
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 280 81
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1403 314
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Buildings and Development
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Commercial development 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 4 10 9 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 7
Housing 9 12 10 18 15 20 17 17 35 47 37 45 58 58 69 54 61 52 57
Industrial areas 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3
Interpretative and visitation facilities 0 2 0 4 1 3 6 3 8 8 7 5 7 6 8 4 7 6 7
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 3 2 1 5 4 4 4 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 16
Transportation Infrastructure
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Air transport infrastructure 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 2 2 2 4 6 6 3 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 16 8 12 4 7
Ground transport infrastructure 11 8 10 14 18 23 24 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 21 25 24 28
Marine transport infrastructure 2 2 2 4 3 2 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 7 8 7
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 2 3 2 4 1 4
Services Infrastructures
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Localised utilities 2 3 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4
Major linear utilities 0 0 1 2 2 3 5 3 4 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3
Renewable energy facilities 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3
Water infrastructure 2 3 3 6 5 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13
Pollution
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Air pollution 0 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0
Ground water pollution 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2
Input of excess energy 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2
Solid waste 3 2 3 5 1 2 1 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6
Surface water pollution 4 5 5 6 5 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 6 7 6
Biological resource use/modification
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
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 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2
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 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6
Forestry /wood production 2 1 5 6 5 5 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3
Land conversion 7 7 7 7 8 13 14 9 18 7 5 14 17 17 22 20 23 22 23
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 2 3 4 4 5 6 7 5 7 6 6 10 11 12 15 11 13 16 17
Subsistence hunting 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2
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
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Mining 5 5 8 11 8 14 13 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18
Oil and gas 1 1 2 4 4 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 9 9 11
Quarrying 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1
Water (extraction) 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 2 3 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 1
Temperature 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 3 3 5 5 1 3 5 4 9 15 5 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11
Wind 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 6 7 8 11 11 15 17 10 15 9 11 16 21 13 17 14 19 12 14
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 4 6 9 17 14 14 16 20 27 29 21 28 34 24 25 19 21 28 24
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 1 0 2 1 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Society's valuing of heritage 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0
Other human activities
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Civil unrest 2 3 3 4 6 6 5 3 11 11 7 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13
Deliberate destruction of heritage 1 1 0 1 2 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 13 12
Illegal activities 7 10 13 15 19 25 24 19 31 40 26 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 38
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15
Climate change and severe weather events
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Desertification 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Drought 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1
Flooding 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6
Other climate change impacts 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2
Storms 3 1 4 9 5 5 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 5 3 4
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
Earthquake 1 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 6 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 1 2 2 4 2 2 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 8 9
Fire (widlfires) 0 0 1 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 2 1 1 1 3 4 2 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6
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 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Management and institutional factors
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Financial resources 7 6 7 8 12 9 12 10 21 20 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 9
Governance 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4
Human resources 4 5 2 4 5 3 7 6 25 17 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 14
Legal framework 8 8 11 7 5 6 5 6 21 26 15 15 12 15 13 18 19 23 25
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 6 8 10 10 12 10 9 12 15 14 11 13 16 20 25 20 24 23 22
Management systems/ management plan 19 26 32 58 54 46 57 54 94 93 81 82 94 95 104 95 108 96 115


* : 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.