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State of Conservation

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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
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 59 24
Housing Buildings and Development 647 159
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 16 6
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 82 35
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 173 64
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 21 7
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 100 38
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 310 92
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 65 19
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 24 10
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 15 12
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 46 16
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 14 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 26 12
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 143 35
Air pollution Pollution 21 10
Ground water pollution Pollution 24 7
Input of excess energy Pollution 19 7
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 13 5
Solid waste Pollution 83 26
Surface water pollution Pollution 70 16
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 20 8
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 60 15
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 52 22
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 46 14
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 233 52
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 147 31
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 14 7
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 189 42
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 76 24
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 11 6
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 29 10
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 23 13
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 6 4
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 111 35
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 25 9
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 35 12
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 182 51
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 319 101
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 12 3
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 5 3
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 18 7
Civil unrest Other human activities 157 23
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 143 41
Illegal activities Other human activities 464 95
Military training Other human activities 1 1
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 100 20
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 9 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 4 1
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 18 4
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 57 17
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 18 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 36 11
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 15 7
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 15 4
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 48 19
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 92 22
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 39 11
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 1 1
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 1 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 28 7
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 9 3
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 65 22
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 186 63
Governance Management and institutional factors 66 20
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 30 11
Human resources Management and institutional factors 174 62
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 227 84
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 242 71
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1168 269
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Buildings and Development
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Commercial development 11 5 5 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 6
Housing 47 37 47 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 50
Industrial areas 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 8 8 5 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 8
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 7 3 9 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 13
Transportation Infrastructure
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Air transport infrastructure 2 1 2 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 10 8 6 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 7
Ground transport infrastructure 32 16 21 28 28 28 23 28 24 26 26 30
Marine transport infrastructure 5 1 1 2 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 6
Underground transport infrastructure 3 1 0 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 2 2
Services Infrastructures
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Localised utilities 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1
Major linear utilities 6 3 3 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 6
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 2 2 1 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 5
Water infrastructure 7 10 9 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 15
Pollution
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Air pollution 2 1 3 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 1
Ground water pollution 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3
Input of excess energy 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 1 2 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1
Solid waste 8 8 7 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 7
Surface water pollution 4 3 5 4 7 3 6 7 8 7 8 8
Biological resource use/modification
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
Commercial hunting 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
Crop production 2 7 10 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 5
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 8 4 4 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 3
Forestry /wood production 2 4 6 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 5
Land conversion 11 9 14 17 17 22 20 23 22 23 26 29
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 10 6 10 11 12 15 11 13 16 16 12 15
Subsistence hunting 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 1
Physical resource extraction
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Mining 9 12 14 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 20
Oil and gas 5 3 3 3 6 6 6 8 8 10 11 7
Quarrying 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2
Water (extraction) 2 1 2 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 2
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
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
Micro-organisms 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
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1
Temperature 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 17 7 9 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 8
Wind 2 1 4 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 3 2 3 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 5
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 13 15 16 21 13 17 14 19 12 13 13 16
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 29 21 30 36 24 27 19 21 28 23 35 26
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Society's valuing of heritage 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0
Other human activities
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Civil unrest 15 11 12 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 16
Deliberate destruction of heritage 12 9 8 10 14 18 14 13 13 12 10 10
Illegal activities 44 30 34 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 38
Military training 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
War 6 6 5 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 2
Desertification 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Drought 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 1
Flooding 2 3 6 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 7
Other climate change impacts 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 4 3 3 2
Storms 2 0 2 1 2 2 2 6 4 5 6 4
Temperature change 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Avalanche/ landslide 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1
Earthquake 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 7 2 3 1
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 7 7 7 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 10
Fire (widlfires) 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 5
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 2 2 3 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 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
Translocated species 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Financial resources 26 11 15 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 9
Governance 3 2 3 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 4 2 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2
Human resources 21 11 15 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 14 14
Legal framework 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
Management activities 13 11 13 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 25
Management systems/ management plan 100 84 84 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 95
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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.