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Statistics by properties (by regions and categories)
Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
1998
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
127
123%
23%
127 35
34%
6%
33
32%
6%
24
23%
4%
17
17%
3%
18
17%
3%
71
69%
13%
46
45%
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%
135 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)
171
115%
19%
171 50
34%
5%
41
28%
5%
31
21%
3%
20
13%
2%
29
19%
3%
118
79%
13%
50
34%
5%
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%
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)
141
94%
14%
141 28
19%
3%
31
21%
3%
20
13%
2%
29
19%
3%
33
22%
3%
86
57%
9%
50
33%
5%
5
3%
0%
2016
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
1
1%
0%
1 0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
0
0%
0%
1
1%
0%
0
0%
0%
1
1%
0%
0
0%
0%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 88 31
Housing Buildings and Development 786 181
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 27 11
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 114 49
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 211 72
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 25 9
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 126 46
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 447 113
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 87 26
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 29 12
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 23 14
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 70 22
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 14 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 34 13
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 175 40
Air pollution Pollution 33 14
Ground water pollution Pollution 27 10
Input of excess energy Pollution 26 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 13 5
Solid waste Pollution 99 30
Surface water pollution Pollution 101 23
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 28 9
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 69 17
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 75 27
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 75 19
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 303 61
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 181 35
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 24 10
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 259 51
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 102 31
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 20 9
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 39 12
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 10 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 40 18
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 8 5
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 150 46
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 30 12
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 36 12
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 267 61
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 439 125
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 13 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 20 6
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 28 11
Civil unrest Other human activities 194 25
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 168 48
Illegal activities Other human activities 605 109
Military training Other human activities 2 2
Terrorism Other human activities 1 1
War Other human activities 112 20
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 9 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 7 1
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 19 5
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 67 22
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 26 9
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 73 29
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 15 7
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 22 6
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 65 26
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 112 30
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 56 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 39 9
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 15 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 83 25
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 11 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 265 83
Governance Management and institutional factors 71 21
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 37 16
Human resources Management and institutional factors 229 79
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 281 103
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 332 93
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1578 329
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Buildings and Development
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Commercial development 4 1 2 4 4 14 11 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 6 0
Housing 21 21 23 21 17 37 47 37 46 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 50 0
Industrial areas 1 2 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1 0
Interpretative and visitation facilities 5 1 4 8 4 10 8 8 5 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 8 0
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 8 6 5 7 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 14 0
Transportation Infrastructure
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 2 0
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 5 7 6 4 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 7 0
Ground transport infrastructure 20 22 26 30 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 23 27 24 26 26 30 0
Marine transport infrastructure 5 3 3 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 6 0
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 2 2 0
Services Infrastructures
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Localised utilities 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1 0
Major linear utilities 3 4 3 5 3 6 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 6 0
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 3 3 0
Renewable energy facilities 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 5 0
Water infrastructure 6 5 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 15 0
Pollution
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Air pollution 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 1 0
Ground water pollution 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 0
Input of excess energy 1 1 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0
Solid waste 7 1 3 2 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 7 0
Surface water pollution 6 5 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 7 8 7 8 8 0
Biological resource use/modification
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 0
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 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 5 0
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 2 4 5 3 4 5 8 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 3 0
Forestry /wood production 6 5 6 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 5 0
Land conversion 7 9 13 15 9 18 11 9 14 17 17 22 20 22 22 23 26 29 0
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 4 5 6 7 5 7 10 6 10 11 12 15 11 12 16 16 12 15 1
Subsistence hunting 1 1 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 2 0
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Physical resource extraction
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Mining 11 9 14 15 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 20 1
Oil and gas 4 4 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 8 8 10 11 7 0
Quarrying 0 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 0
Water (extraction) 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 0
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
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 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0
Pests 0 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 0
Relative humidity 5 2 3 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 0
Temperature 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 9 4 5 6 4 11 17 7 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 8 0
Wind 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1 0
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 5 0
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 11 12 16 19 10 17 13 15 16 21 13 17 14 18 12 13 13 16 1
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 18 17 17 19 20 29 29 21 30 36 24 27 19 21 28 23 35 26 0
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 0
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Society's valuing of heritage 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 0
Other human activities
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Civil unrest 4 6 6 6 3 11 15 11 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 16 1
Deliberate destruction of heritage 2 3 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 12 12 10 10 0
Illegal activities 15 20 28 27 19 31 44 30 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 38 1
Military training 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 15 0
Climate change and severe weather events
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 2 0
Desertification 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Drought 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 1 0
Flooding 3 1 2 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 7 0
Other climate change impacts 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 4 3 3 2 0
Storms 10 11 11 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 6 4 5 6 4 0
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0
Sudden ecological or geological events
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Avalanche/ landslide 0 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0
Earthquake 1 4 3 5 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 7 2 3 1 0
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 5 3 4 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 10 0
Fire (widlfires) 2 3 4 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 5 0
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 2 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 1 0
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 0
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 1 3 4 3 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6 6 0
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 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0
Management and institutional factors
1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Financial resources 8 12 11 14 10 24 26 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 9 0
Governance 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 8 0
High impact research / monitoring activities 2 2 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2 0
Human resources 4 5 4 10 6 26 21 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 14 14 0
Legal framework 10 6 6 6 6 21 26 15 17 12 15 13 18 19 23 24 23 21 0
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 16 18 12 14 13 17 13 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 25 0
Management systems/ management plan 67 68 58 66 54 97 100 84 84 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 95 0
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* : 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.