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Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
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 67 28
Housing Buildings and Development 642 162
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 22 9
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 86 42
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 163 59
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 22 8
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 107 41
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 356 98
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 67 22
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 24 11
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 16 13
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 52 18
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 7 4
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 24 8
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 140 34
Air pollution Pollution 25 10
Ground water pollution Pollution 18 8
Input of excess energy Pollution 24 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 14 6
Solid waste Pollution 78 24
Surface water pollution Pollution 76 18
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 23 8
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 59 16
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 58 24
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 60 18
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 232 55
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 147 35
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 20 9
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 204 48
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 83 28
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 14 5
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 30 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 32 13
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 6 4
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 114 39
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 24 10
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 214 55
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 344 104
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 11 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 15 5
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 25 11
Civil unrest Other human activities 151 22
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 146 45
Illegal activities Other human activities 493 97
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 72 19
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 3 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 6 1
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 15 5
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 52 18
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 15 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 38 17
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 56 21
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 87 25
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 43 13
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 7 4
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 1 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 33 8
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 11 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 69 23
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 219 79
Governance Management and institutional factors 54 15
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 30 14
Human resources Management and institutional factors 189 72
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 224 94
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 246 74
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1268 286
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Buildings and Development
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Commercial development 1 1 3 4 10 9 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 7
Housing 15 20 17 17 35 47 37 45 58 58 69 54 61 52 57
Industrial areas 2 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3
Interpretative and visitation facilities 1 3 6 3 8 8 7 5 7 6 8 4 7 6 7
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 4 4 4 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 16
Transportation Infrastructure
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 6 6 3 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 16 8 12 4 7
Ground transport infrastructure 18 23 24 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 21 25 24 28
Marine transport infrastructure 3 2 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 7 8 7
Underground transport infrastructure 0 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 2 3 2 4 1 4
Services Infrastructures
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Localised utilities 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4
Major linear utilities 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 1 1 0 0 2 3
Renewable energy facilities 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3
Water infrastructure 5 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13
Pollution
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Air pollution 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0
Ground water pollution 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2
Input of excess energy 1 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2
Solid waste 1 2 1 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6
Surface water pollution 5 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 6 7 6
Biological resource use/modification
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
Commercial hunting 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
Crop production 1 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 3 3 3 4 5 4 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6
Forestry /wood production 5 5 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3
Land conversion 8 13 14 9 18 7 5 14 17 17 22 20 23 22 23
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 5 6 7 5 7 6 6 10 11 12 15 11 13 16 17
Subsistence hunting 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
Physical resource extraction
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Mining 8 14 13 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18
Oil and gas 4 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 9 9 11
Quarrying 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1
Water (extraction) 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
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
Micro-organisms 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
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 1 2 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 1
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 1 3 5 4 9 15 5 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11
Wind 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
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 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 11 15 17 10 15 9 11 16 21 13 17 14 19 12 14
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 14 14 16 20 27 29 21 28 34 24 25 19 21 28 24
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 1 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Society's valuing of heritage 0 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0
Other human activities
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Civil unrest 6 6 5 3 11 11 7 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13
Deliberate destruction of heritage 2 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 13 12
Illegal activities 19 25 24 19 31 40 26 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 38
Military training 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
War 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15
Climate change and severe weather events
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 2 0 1
Desertification 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
Drought 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1
Flooding 1 1 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6
Other climate change impacts 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2
Storms 5 5 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 5 3 4
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Avalanche/ landslide 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2
Earthquake 4 3 1 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 6 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 2 2 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 8 9
Fire (widlfires) 2 3 2 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
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 1 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 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
Translocated species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1
Management and institutional factors
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Financial resources 12 9 12 10 21 20 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 9
Governance 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7
High impact research / monitoring activities 1 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4
Human resources 5 3 7 6 25 17 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 14
Legal framework 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
Management activities 12 10 9 12 15 14 11 13 16 20 25 20 24 23 22
Management systems/ management plan 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.