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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
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)
148
86%
16%
148 46
27%
5%
26
15%
3%
25
15%
3%
16
9%
2%
35
20%
4%
90
52%
10%
52
30%
6%
6
3%
1%
2013
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
169
114%
18%
169 46
31%
5%
31
21%
3%
30
20%
3%
27
18%
3%
35
24%
4%
116
78%
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)
156
111%
15%
156 37
26%
4%
30
21%
3%
26
18%
3%
27
19%
3%
36
26%
3%
96
68%
9%
54
38%
5%
6
4%
1%
2017
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
89
57%
8%
89 19
12%
2%
17
11%
2%
19
12%
2%
10
6%
1%
24
15%
2%
52
33%
5%
33
21%
3%
4
3%
0%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 94 32
Housing Buildings and Development 843 187
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 31 11
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 127 53
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 237 74
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 29 11
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 131 50
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 478 117
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 93 25
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 40 14
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 25 16
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 75 22
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 16 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 41 15
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 200 45
Air pollution Pollution 33 13
Ground water pollution Pollution 28 9
Input of excess energy Pollution 26 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 15 6
Solid waste Pollution 103 29
Surface water pollution Pollution 107 23
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 31 10
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 74 19
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 83 29
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 79 21
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 342 66
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 199 37
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 25 11
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 283 55
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 113 30
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 22 9
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 46 14
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Financial resources Local conditions affecting physical fabric 281 89
Governance Local conditions affecting physical fabric 89 26
Human resources Local conditions affecting physical fabric 250 85
Legal framework Local conditions affecting physical fabric 318 108
Management systems/ management plan Local conditions affecting physical fabric 1691 346
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 36 17
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 7 5
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 156 46
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 31 11
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 41 11
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 277 61
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 472 130
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 16 5
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 19 6
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 33 14
Civil unrest Other human activities 213 28
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 179 50
Illegal activities Other human activities 658 115
Military training Other human activities 2 2
Terrorism Other human activities 1 1
War Other human activities 130 21
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 10 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 8 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 23 5
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 70 20
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 30 10
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 68 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 69 28
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 123 30
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 60 16
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 2 2
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 43 10
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 16 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 102 29
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 13 2
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 40 17
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 1 1
Management activities Management and institutional factors 358 95
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Buildings and Development
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Commercial development 1 2 4 4 14 11 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 6 3 7
Housing 21 23 21 17 37 47 37 46 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 50 48 30
Industrial areas 2 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1 4 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 1 4 8 4 10 8 8 5 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 8 10 8
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 6 5 7 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 14 23 11
Transportation Infrastructure
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air transport infrastructure 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 2 3 1
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 7 6 4 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 6 8 3
Ground transport infrastructure 22 26 30 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 23 27 24 26 26 30 31 20
Marine transport infrastructure 3 3 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 6 7 4
Underground transport infrastructure 0 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 2 3 3 5 2 4 2 3 5 1
Services Infrastructures
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Localised utilities 4 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1 3 1
Major linear utilities 4 3 5 3 6 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 6 3 5
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 3 3 0 2
Renewable energy facilities 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 6 5 2
Water infrastructure 5 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 15 17 14
Pollution
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air pollution 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 1 2 1
Ground water pollution 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 1 1
Input of excess energy 1 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 2
Solid waste 1 3 2 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 7 6 5
Surface water pollution 5 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 7 8 7 8 8 7 5
Biological resource use/modification
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Commercial hunting 1 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 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 0
Crop production 1 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 5 1 5
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 4 5 3 4 5 8 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 3 7 3
Forestry /wood production 5 6 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 5 5 5
Land conversion 9 13 15 9 18 11 9 14 17 17 22 20 22 22 23 26 29 27 19
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 5 6 7 5 7 10 6 10 11 12 15 11 12 16 16 12 15 15 8
Subsistence hunting 1 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Physical resource extraction
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mining 9 14 15 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 20 22 14
Oil and gas 4 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 8 8 10 11 7 11 4
Quarrying 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 2 0
Water (extraction) 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 3 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial resources 12 11 14 10 24 26 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 9 15 9
Governance 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 8 13 6
Human resources 5 4 10 6 26 21 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 13 13 15 12
Legal framework 6 6 6 6 21 26 15 17 12 15 13 18 19 23 24 23 21 28 19
Management systems/ management plan 68 58 66 54 97 100 84 84 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 95 113 67
Micro-organisms 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 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 2 3 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 1 0
Temperature 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 4 5 6 4 11 17 7 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 8 6 9
Wind 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 4 3 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 12 16 19 10 17 13 15 16 21 13 17 14 18 12 13 13 16 12 10
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 17 17 19 20 29 29 21 30 36 24 27 19 21 28 22 35 25 33 20
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 2 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
Society's valuing of heritage 1 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 4 2
Other human activities
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Civil unrest 6 6 6 3 11 15 11 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 16 16 8
Deliberate destruction of heritage 3 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 12 12 10 10 10 3
Illegal activities 20 28 27 19 31 44 30 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 38 43 26
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Terrorism 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 2 2 2 2 2 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 15 16 4
Climate change and severe weather events
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 0
Desertification 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
Drought 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 1 2 2
Flooding 1 2 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 7 4 2
Other climate change impacts 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 4 3 3 2 3 2
Storms 11 11 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 6 4 5 6 4 3 2
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
Sudden ecological or geological events
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Avalanche/ landslide 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0
Earthquake 4 3 5 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 8 2 3 1 3 1
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 3 4 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 10 8 8
Fire (widlfires) 3 4 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 5 3 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 1 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 0
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 3 4 3 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6 6 10 10
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 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
High impact research / monitoring activities 2 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2 3 2
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Management activities 18 12 14 13 17 13 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 25 25 17
Properties
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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.