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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
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)
154
99%
15%
154 32
21%
3%
30
19%
3%
25
16%
2%
35
22%
3%
32
21%
3%
97
62%
9%
51
33%
5%
6
4%
1%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 92 33
Housing Buildings and Development 827 180
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 28 11
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 127 55
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 235 74
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 31 12
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 123 47
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 448 115
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 91 24
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 45 14
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 22 15
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 69 21
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 17 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 40 15
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 196 45
Air pollution Pollution 30 12
Ground water pollution Pollution 27 7
Input of excess energy Pollution 24 9
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 15 6
Solid waste Pollution 100 29
Surface water pollution Pollution 98 20
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 32 11
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 73 19
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 77 26
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 71 21
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 335 65
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 195 37
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 24 11
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 266 53
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 109 30
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 21 8
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 43 14
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Financial resources Local conditions affecting physical fabric 264 86
Governance Local conditions affecting physical fabric 94 26
Human resources Local conditions affecting physical fabric 249 85
Legal framework Local conditions affecting physical fabric 317 105
Management systems/ management plan Local conditions affecting physical fabric 1606 334
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 32 15
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 6 4
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 150 42
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 30 10
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 42 11
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 256 59
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 452 128
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 16 5
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 15 5
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 32 14
Civil unrest Other human activities 210 28
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 181 48
Illegal activities Other human activities 627 111
Military training Other human activities 3 3
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 144 28
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 12 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 72 19
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 29 11
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 48 14
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 16 7
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 22 6
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 63 26
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 120 27
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 55 15
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 2 2
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 40 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 97 28
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 39 15
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 1 1
Management activities Management and institutional factors 341 90
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Buildings and Development
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Commercial development 4 4 14 11 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 6 3 8
Housing 21 17 37 47 37 46 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 50 48 58
Industrial areas 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1 4 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 8 4 10 8 8 5 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 8 10 13
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 7 3 8 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 14 23 20
Transportation Infrastructure
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air transport infrastructure 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 2 3 3
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 4 1 3 10 8 6 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 6 8 8
Ground transport infrastructure 30 17 23 32 16 21 28 28 28 23 27 24 26 26 30 31 38
Marine transport infrastructure 5 3 3 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 6 7 8
Underground transport infrastructure 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 2 3 3 5 2 4 2 3 5 7
Services Infrastructures
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Localised utilities 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1 3 3
Major linear utilities 5 3 6 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 6 3 6
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 3 3 0 3
Renewable energy facilities 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 6 5 4
Water infrastructure 7 4 6 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 15 17 19
Pollution
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air pollution 2 2 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 1 2 1
Ground water pollution 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 1 2
Input of excess energy 1 1 2 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 2
Solid waste 2 1 2 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 7 6 6
Surface water pollution 5 3 5 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 7 8 7 8 8 7 8
Biological resource use/modification
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 1
Commercial hunting 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 5
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 3 1 1 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 5 1 7
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 3 4 5 8 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 3 7 6
Forestry /wood production 5 1 6 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 5 5 8
Land conversion 15 9 18 11 9 14 17 17 22 20 22 22 23 26 29 27 34
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 7 5 7 10 6 10 11 12 15 11 12 16 16 12 15 15 15
Subsistence hunting 1 2 4 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 2
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Physical resource extraction
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mining 15 10 10 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 20 22 20
Oil and gas 6 4 5 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 8 8 10 11 7 11 7
Quarrying 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 2 2
Water (extraction) 3 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 3 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
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
Financial resources 14 10 24 26 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 9 15 15
Governance 0 1 3 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 8 13 11
Human resources 10 6 26 21 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 13 13 15 20
Legal framework 6 6 21 26 15 17 12 15 13 18 19 23 24 23 21 28 30
Management systems/ management plan 66 54 97 100 84 84 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 95 113 108
Micro-organisms 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
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 2 2 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 1 1
Temperature 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 6 4 11 17 7 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 8 6 12
Wind 0 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
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 1 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 4 3 4
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 19 10 17 13 15 16 21 13 17 14 18 12 13 13 16 12 17
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 19 20 29 29 21 30 36 24 27 19 21 28 22 35 25 33 34
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
Society's valuing of heritage 2 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 4 3
Other human activities
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Civil unrest 6 3 11 15 11 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 16 16 17
Deliberate destruction of heritage 5 4 8 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 12 12 10 10 10 12
Illegal activities 27 19 31 44 30 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 38 43 43
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 2 2 2 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 15 16 22
Climate change and severe weather events
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 2 1 2 2 2 1 2
Desertification 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
Drought 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 1 2 2
Flooding 0 1 3 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 7 4 7
Other climate change impacts 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 4 3 3 2 3 4
Storms 1 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 6 4 5 6 4 3 4
Temperature change 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 1
Earthquake 5 1 3 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 8 2 3 1 3 2
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 3 2 3 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 10 8 12
Fire (widlfires) 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 5 3 5
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species 2 1 4 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 1 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 3 2 5 2 4 7 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6 6 10 12
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
High impact research / monitoring activities 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2 3 3
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Management activities 14 13 17 13 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 25 25 30
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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.