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Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
1997
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
73
114%
14%
68 19
30%
4%
21
33%
4%
12
19%
2%
7
11%
1%
14
22%
3%
39
61%
8%
30
47%
6%
4
6%
1%
1998
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
109
116%
20%
107 30
32%
5%
30
32%
5%
21
22%
4%
11
12%
2%
17
18%
3%
53
56%
10%
46
49%
8%
10
11%
2%
1999
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
87
69%
15%
87 18
14%
3%
28
22%
5%
17
13%
3%
6
5%
1%
18
14%
3%
37
29%
6%
44
35%
8%
6
5%
1%
2000
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
91
96%
14%
91 23
24%
4%
26
27%
4%
14
15%
2%
9
9%
1%
19
20%
3%
38
40%
6%
49
52%
8%
4
4%
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%
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%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 71 29
Housing Buildings and Development 718 174
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 26 10
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 96 46
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 188 68
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 23 9
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 117 44
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 404 106
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 80 24
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 25 12
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 20 13
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 60 21
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 10 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 30 11
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 163 37
Air pollution Pollution 32 15
Ground water pollution Pollution 20 9
Input of excess energy Pollution 26 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 16 6
Solid waste Pollution 91 31
Surface water pollution Pollution 94 21
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 26 8
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 65 16
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 67 25
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 74 19
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 272 58
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 166 35
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 23 9
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 243 49
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 101 31
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 16 7
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 37 12
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 9 3
Pests Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Radiation/light Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Relative humidity Local conditions affecting physical fabric 36 16
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 6 4
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 131 44
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 29 13
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 30 10
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 245 57
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 405 122
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 12 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 19 6
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 27 11
Civil unrest Other human activities 171 22
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 158 47
Illegal activities Other human activities 563 103
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 91 19
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 4 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 7 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 18 5
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 59 21
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 18 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 56 21
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 14 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 100 29
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 49 14
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 8 4
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 1 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 39 9
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 14 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 78 24
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 250 83
Governance Management and institutional factors 63 19
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 34 16
Human resources Management and institutional factors 208 76
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 263 104
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 297 86
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1452 320
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Buildings and Development
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Commercial development 1 0 1 1 3 4 10 9 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5
Housing 10 18 15 20 17 17 35 47 37 45 58 58 69 54 61 52 53 52
Industrial areas 1 1 2 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2
Interpretative and visitation facilities 0 4 1 3 6 3 8 8 7 5 7 6 8 4 7 6 6 7
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 1 5 4 4 4 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 14 21
Transportation Infrastructure
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 2 4 6 6 3 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 16 8 12 4 7 4
Ground transport infrastructure 10 14 18 23 24 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 21 25 24 26 26
Marine transport infrastructure 2 4 3 2 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 7 8 7 7
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 2 3 2 4 1 3 2
Services Infrastructures
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Localised utilities 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2
Major linear utilities 1 2 2 3 5 3 4 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4
Water infrastructure 3 6 5 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14
Pollution
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air pollution 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3
Ground water pollution 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1
Input of excess energy 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2 2
Solid waste 3 5 1 2 1 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5
Surface water pollution 5 6 5 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 6 7 6 7
Biological resource use/modification
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 0 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 2 2 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5
Forestry /wood production 5 6 5 5 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3
Land conversion 7 7 8 13 14 9 18 7 5 14 17 17 22 20 23 22 23 26
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 4 4 5 6 7 5 7 6 6 10 11 12 15 11 13 16 16 12
Subsistence hunting 1 1 1 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical resource extraction
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Mining 8 11 8 14 13 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20
Oil and gas 2 4 4 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 9 9 11 12
Quarrying 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2
Water (extraction) 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
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 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 2 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 5 5 1 3 5 4 9 15 5 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7
Wind 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 8 11 11 15 17 10 15 9 11 16 21 13 17 14 19 12 13 13
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 10 17 14 14 16 20 27 29 21 28 34 24 25 19 21 28 23 35
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 2 1 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Society's valuing of heritage 0 1 0 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1
Other human activities
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Civil unrest 3 4 6 6 5 3 11 11 7 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13
Deliberate destruction of heritage 1 1 2 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 13 12 10
Illegal activities 14 15 19 25 24 19 31 40 26 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 42
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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
War 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Desertification 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Drought 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3
Flooding 1 2 1 1 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4
Other climate change impacts 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2 2
Storms 4 9 5 5 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 5 3 4 5
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0
Earthquake 1 1 4 3 1 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 6 2 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 2 4 2 2 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8
Fire (widlfires) 1 2 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 1 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 2 1 3 4 2 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6
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 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Financial resources 7 8 12 9 12 10 21 20 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15
Governance 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2
Human resources 2 4 5 3 7 6 25 17 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 14
Legal framework 11 7 5 6 5 6 21 26 15 15 12 15 13 18 19 23 23 23
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 11 10 12 10 9 12 15 14 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27
Management systems/ management plan 33 58 54 46 57 54 94 93 81 82 94 95 104 95 108 96 107 101


* : 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.