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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
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)
152
108%
15%
152 36
26%
3%
29
21%
3%
26
18%
3%
26
18%
3%
35
25%
3%
94
67%
9%
52
37%
5%
6
4%
1%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 41 16
Housing Buildings and Development 563 151
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 19 6
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 71 30
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 178 61
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 19 8
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 83 35
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 270 80
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 65 17
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 25 11
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 15 10
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 37 10
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 14 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 26 12
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 133 33
Air pollution Pollution 17 7
Ground water pollution Pollution 19 6
Input of excess energy Pollution 11 3
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 9 4
Solid waste Pollution 66 21
Surface water pollution Pollution 65 16
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 17 5
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 42 14
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 41 16
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 38 10
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 225 45
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 134 28
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 12 5
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 174 37
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 76 20
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 11 6
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 27 8
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 8 2
Pests Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Radiation/light Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Relative humidity Local conditions affecting physical fabric 17 9
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 4 3
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 84 22
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 20 6
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 30 11
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 148 44
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 272 89
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 13 4
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 4 2
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 17 6
Civil unrest Other human activities 134 21
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 123 33
Illegal activities Other human activities 398 86
Military training Other human activities 0 0
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 99 20
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 9 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 4 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 16 4
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 50 14
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 21 8
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 34 9
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 11 4
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 10 2
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 40 16
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 79 19
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 35 9
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 1 1
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 27 9
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 11 3
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 60 20
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 10 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 149 45
Governance Management and institutional factors 70 20
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 25 9
Human resources Management and institutional factors 142 50
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 195 63
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 1 1
Management activities Management and institutional factors 229 68
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 1010 258
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Buildings and Development
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Commercial development 4 6 5 1 3 3 5 5 6 3
Housing 60 58 71 55 64 52 54 52 50 47
Industrial areas 1 0 2 1 3 2 3 2 1 4
Interpretative and visitation facilities 7 6 9 4 8 6 6 7 8 10
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 16 13 22 18 23 13 15 21 14 23
Transportation Infrastructure
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Air transport infrastructure 2 1 4 0 2 2 2 1 2 3
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 7 10 15 8 14 4 7 4 7 7
Ground transport infrastructure 28 28 28 23 27 24 26 26 30 30
Marine transport infrastructure 2 6 7 7 8 8 7 7 6 7
Underground transport infrastructure 1 2 3 2 4 1 3 2 2 5
Services Infrastructures
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Localised utilities 1 1 1 0 2 0 4 2 1 3
Major linear utilities 4 3 4 1 3 4 4 5 6 3
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 3 3 0
Renewable energy facilities 1 2 0 3 1 2 3 4 5 5
Water infrastructure 13 12 10 14 11 15 13 14 15 16
Pollution
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Air pollution 1 2 1 4 0 3 0 3 1 2
Ground water pollution 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 1
Input of excess energy 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0
Pollution of marine waters 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0
Solid waste 10 7 5 8 5 7 6 5 7 6
Surface water pollution 4 7 3 6 7 8 7 8 8 7
Biological resource use/modification
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 1 0 3 3 1 2 2 2 2 1
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 11 3 4 3 6 3 2 4 5 1
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 4 5 4 3 3 3 6 5 3 5
Forestry /wood production 4 5 6 4 0 4 3 3 5 4
Land conversion 17 17 22 20 22 22 23 26 29 27
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 11 12 15 11 12 16 16 12 15 14
Subsistence hunting 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 2 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Physical resource extraction
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Mining 12 13 16 18 17 20 18 20 20 20
Oil and gas 3 6 6 6 8 8 10 11 7 11
Quarrying 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 2
Water (extraction) 2 2 3 4 2 2 2 5 2 3
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 3 2 3 2 3 1 0 1 1 1
Temperature 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 10 8 9 7 9 9 11 7 8 6
Wind 3 1 3 3 2 1 2 2 1 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 5 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 21 13 17 14 18 12 13 13 16 11
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 36 24 27 19 21 28 23 35 26 33
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1
Society's valuing of heritage 1 1 3 2 3 2 0 1 0 4
Other human activities
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Civil unrest 13 13 12 13 13 13 13 13 16 15
Deliberate destruction of heritage 10 14 18 14 13 12 12 10 10 10
Illegal activities 41 35 44 34 42 41 37 44 38 42
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 7 6 6 5 5 9 15 15 15 16
Climate change and severe weather events
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 2 0
Desertification 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Drought 2 1 0 2 2 3 1 3 1 1
Flooding 5 5 4 4 4 7 6 4 7 4
Other climate change impacts 0 0 3 1 2 4 3 3 2 3
Storms 1 2 2 2 6 4 5 6 4 2
Temperature change 1 0 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 0
Sudden ecological or geological events
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0
Earthquake 5 4 5 4 5 8 2 3 1 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 9 3 10 5 10 7 9 8 10 8
Fire (widlfires) 3 2 3 4 4 2 6 3 5 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 3 2 3 1 3 3 1 4 1 6
Invasive / alien marine species 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 5 7 5 6 3 8 6 6 6 8
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0
Management and institutional factors
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Financial resources 18 17 16 15 18 16 10 15 9 15
Governance 3 5 6 7 6 8 7 8 8 12
High impact research / monitoring activities 1 3 2 3 3 3 4 2 2 2
Human resources 18 11 19 9 16 13 13 14 14 15
Legal framework 12 15 13 18 19 23 24 23 21 27
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Management activities 16 20 25 20 25 24 23 27 25 24
Management systems/ management plan 99 96 104 95 108 96 106 101 95 110
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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.