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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
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%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 28 14
Housing Buildings and Development 406 133
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 13 5
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 46 21
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 125 53
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 12 7
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 62 29
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 183 68
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 49 15
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 17 7
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 10 7
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 24 9
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 10 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 15 9
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 89 27
Air pollution Pollution 13 6
Ground water pollution Pollution 10 5
Input of excess energy Pollution 9 3
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 10 4
Solid waste Pollution 43 16
Surface water pollution Pollution 42 13
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 13 4
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 25 9
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 29 16
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 25 9
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 153 39
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 95 25
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 7 4
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 122 33
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 59 19
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 6 5
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 20 8
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 6 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 12 7
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 2 2
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 60 20
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 14 5
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 18 8
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 101 31
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 177 71
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 9 3
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 3 2
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 12 4
Civil unrest Other human activities 90 15
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 94 29
Illegal activities Other human activities 277 74
Military training Other human activities 0 0
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 61 16
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 4 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 2 1
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 12 3
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 34 11
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 12 7
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 23 8
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 9 4
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 8 2
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 30 13
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 52 19
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 24 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 17 7
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 7 3
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 41 16
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 8 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 107 40
Governance Management and institutional factors 47 15
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 20 7
Human resources Management and institutional factors 95 42
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 135 54
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 164 59
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 706 219
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Buildings and Development
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Commercial development 6 5 1 3 3 5 5
Housing 58 71 55 64 52 54 52
Industrial areas 0 2 1 3 2 3 2
Interpretative and visitation facilities 6 9 4 8 6 6 7
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 13 22 18 23 13 15 21
Transportation Infrastructure
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air transport infrastructure 1 4 0 2 2 2 1
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 10 15 8 14 4 7 4
Ground transport infrastructure 28 28 23 28 24 26 26
Marine transport infrastructure 6 7 7 7 8 7 7
Underground transport infrastructure 2 3 2 4 1 3 2
Services Infrastructures
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Localised utilities 1 1 0 2 0 4 2
Major linear utilities 3 4 1 3 4 4 5
Non-renewable energy facilities 1 1 0 0 2 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 2 0 3 1 2 3 4
Water infrastructure 12 10 14 11 15 13 14
Pollution
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air pollution 2 1 4 0 3 0 3
Ground water pollution 2 2 1 1 1 2 1
Input of excess energy 3 1 2 1 1 1 0
Pollution of marine waters 0 0 1 4 1 2 2
Solid waste 7 5 8 5 7 6 5
Surface water pollution 7 3 6 6 7 6 7
Biological resource use/modification
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 0 3 3 1 2 2 2
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 3 4 3 6 3 2 4
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 5 4 3 3 3 6 5
Forestry /wood production 5 6 4 0 4 3 3
Land conversion 17 22 20 23 22 23 26
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 12 15 11 13 16 16 12
Subsistence hunting 0 2 0 1 1 2 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical resource extraction
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Mining 13 16 18 17 20 18 20
Oil and gas 6 6 6 9 9 11 12
Quarrying 1 0 1 1 0 1 2
Water (extraction) 2 3 4 2 2 2 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 1 2 1 1 0 1 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 2 3 2 3 1 0 1
Temperature 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 8 9 7 9 9 11 7
Wind 1 3 3 2 1 2 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 3 3 2 3 2 2 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 13 17 14 19 12 13 13
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 24 27 19 21 28 23 35
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 1 2 2 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Society's valuing of heritage 1 3 2 3 2 0 1
Other human activities
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Civil unrest 13 12 13 13 13 13 13
Deliberate destruction of heritage 14 18 14 13 13 12 10
Illegal activities 35 44 34 42 41 37 44
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 6 6 5 5 9 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Desertification 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Drought 1 0 2 2 3 1 3
Flooding 5 4 4 4 7 6 4
Other climate change impacts 0 3 1 1 3 2 2
Storms 2 2 2 5 3 4 5
Temperature change 0 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 1 1 2 2 0
Earthquake 4 5 4 5 7 2 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 3 10 5 10 7 9 8
Fire (widlfires) 2 3 4 4 2 6 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 2 3 1 3 3 1 4
Invasive / alien marine species 0 0 2 1 1 2 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 7 5 6 3 8 6 6
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Financial resources 17 16 15 18 16 10 15
Governance 5 6 7 6 8 7 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 3 2 3 3 3 4 2
Human resources 11 19 9 16 13 13 14
Legal framework 15 13 18 19 23 24 23
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management activities 20 25 20 25 24 23 27
Management systems/ management plan 96 104 95 108 96 106 101


* : 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.