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Year Property SOC Regions Categories
EUR-NA APA LAC ARB AFR Cultural Natural Mixed
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%
136 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)
172
115%
19%
172 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%
148 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%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 83 30
Housing Buildings and Development 745 176
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 24 11
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 108 45
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 196 69
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 25 9
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 114 45
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 406 108
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 78 24
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 29 12
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 17 12
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 63 21
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 13 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 32 13
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 163 38
Air pollution Pollution 28 12
Ground water pollution Pollution 20 7
Input of excess energy Pollution 24 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 18 6
Solid waste Pollution 91 27
Surface water pollution Pollution 85 21
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 26 9
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 67 17
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 69 27
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 64 18
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 288 61
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 172 35
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 22 10
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 238 51
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 99 31
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 19 9
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 37 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 33 16
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 6 4
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 137 41
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 27 10
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 244 60
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 404 116
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 13 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 16 6
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 26 11
Civil unrest Other human activities 183 25
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 164 47
Illegal activities Other human activities 569 107
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 108 20
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 5 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 63 20
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 19 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 47 22
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 60 26
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 104 27
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 51 14
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 5 3
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 1 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 37 9
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 13 4
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 79 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 245 79
Governance Management and institutional factors 70 20
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 33 13
Human resources Management and institutional factors 220 77
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 266 98
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 298 86
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1443 309
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Buildings and Development
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Commercial development 2 4 4 14 11 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 6
Housing 23 21 17 37 47 37 47 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 50
Industrial areas 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 4 8 4 10 8 8 5 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 8
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 5 7 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 13
Transportation Infrastructure
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Air transport infrastructure 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 6 4 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 7
Ground transport infrastructure 26 30 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 23 28 24 26 26 30
Marine transport infrastructure 3 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 7 8 7 7 6
Underground transport infrastructure 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 2 2
Services Infrastructures
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Localised utilities 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1
Major linear utilities 3 5 3 6 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 6
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 5
Water infrastructure 4 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 14
Pollution
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Air pollution 1 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 1
Ground water pollution 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 2
Input of excess energy 1 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2 2 2
Solid waste 3 2 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 7
Surface water pollution 7 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 6 7 6 7 7
Biological resource use/modification
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 2
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 2 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 5
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 5 3 4 5 8 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 3
Forestry /wood production 6 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 5
Land conversion 13 15 9 18 11 9 14 17 17 22 20 23 22 23 26 29
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 6 7 5 7 10 6 10 11 12 15 11 13 16 16 12 15
Subsistence hunting 1 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 2
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Physical resource extraction
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Mining 14 15 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 20
Oil and gas 3 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 9 9 11 12 8
Quarrying 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2
Water (extraction) 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 2
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1
Pests 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
Relative humidity 3 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1
Temperature 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 5 6 4 11 17 7 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 8
Wind 0 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 0 1 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 5
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 16 19 10 17 13 15 16 21 13 17 14 19 12 13 13 16
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 17 19 20 29 29 21 30 36 24 27 19 21 28 23 35 26
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Society's valuing of heritage 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0
Other human activities
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Civil unrest 6 6 3 11 15 11 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 16
Deliberate destruction of heritage 4 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 13 12 10 10
Illegal activities 28 27 19 31 44 30 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 38
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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
War 2 2 2 2 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1
Desertification 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Drought 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 1
Flooding 2 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 7
Other climate change impacts 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2 2 1
Storms 11 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 5 3 4 5 3
Temperature change 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1
Earthquake 3 5 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 7 2 3 1
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 4 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 10
Fire (widlfires) 4 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 5
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 2 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 4 3 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6 6
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Financial resources 11 14 10 24 26 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 9
Governance 0 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 0 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2
Human resources 4 10 6 26 21 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 14 14
Legal framework 6 6 6 21 26 15 17 12 15 13 18 19 23 24 23 22
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management activities 12 14 13 17 13 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 25
Management systems/ management plan 58 66 54 97 100 84 84 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 95


* : 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.