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State of Conservation (SOC)

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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
2009
%of properties with SOC
%of properties inscribed (year-1)
178
113%
20%
176 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%
146 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%
169 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%
147 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%
167 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 22 10
Housing Buildings and Development 341 125
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 13 5
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 38 17
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 111 51
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 11 7
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 51 28
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 150 64
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 43 15
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 15 7
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 9 7
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 21 9
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 9 5
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 13 8
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 77 26
Air pollution Pollution 11 6
Ground water pollution Pollution 8 4
Input of excess energy Pollution 6 2
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 10 4
Solid waste Pollution 36 14
Surface water pollution Pollution 35 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 22 8
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 24 13
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 20 9
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 136 38
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 83 24
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 7 4
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 109 33
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 53 19
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 5 5
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 18 8
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 5 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 10 7
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 2 2
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 52 20
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 13 5
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 15 7
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 88 28
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 151 66
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 8 3
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 3 2
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 11 4
Civil unrest Other human activities 77 15
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 80 27
Illegal activities Other human activities 240 70
Military training Other human activities 0 0
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 55 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 11 3
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 29 10
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 12 7
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 21 8
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 9 4
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 7 2
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 25 12
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 49 19
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 22 9
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 0 0
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 15 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 34 15
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 7 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 90 40
Governance Management and institutional factors 42 15
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 17 6
Human resources Management and institutional factors 84 41
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 119 50
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 144 54
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 611 212
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Buildings and Development
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Commercial development 5 1 3 3 5 5
Housing 69 54 61 52 53 52
Industrial areas 2 1 3 2 3 2
Interpretative and visitation facilities 8 4 7 6 6 7
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 22 18 23 13 14 21
Transportation Infrastructure
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air transport infrastructure 4 0 2 2 2 1
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 16 8 12 4 7 4
Ground transport infrastructure 28 21 25 24 26 26
Marine transport infrastructure 7 7 7 8 7 7
Underground transport infrastructure 3 2 4 1 3 2
Services Infrastructures
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Localised utilities 1 0 2 0 4 2
Major linear utilities 4 1 3 4 4 5
Non-renewable energy facilities 1 0 0 2 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 0 3 1 2 3 4
Water infrastructure 10 14 11 15 13 14
Pollution
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air pollution 1 4 0 3 0 3
Ground water pollution 2 1 1 1 2 1
Input of excess energy 1 2 1 1 1 0
Pollution of marine waters 0 1 4 1 2 2
Solid waste 5 8 5 7 6 5
Surface water pollution 3 6 6 7 6 7
Biological resource use/modification
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 3 3 1 2 2 2
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 4 3 6 3 2 4
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 4 3 3 3 6 5
Forestry /wood production 6 4 0 4 3 3
Land conversion 22 20 23 22 23 26
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 15 11 13 16 16 12
Subsistence hunting 2 0 1 1 2 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physical resource extraction
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Mining 16 18 17 20 18 20
Oil and gas 6 6 9 9 11 12
Quarrying 0 1 1 0 1 2
Water (extraction) 3 4 2 2 2 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 2 1 1 0 1 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 3 2 3 1 0 1
Temperature 2 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 9 7 9 9 11 7
Wind 3 3 2 1 2 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 3 2 3 2 2 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 17 14 19 12 13 13
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 25 19 21 28 23 35
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 2 2 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 0 1 0 2
Society's valuing of heritage 3 2 3 2 0 1
Other human activities
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Civil unrest 12 13 13 13 13 13
Deliberate destruction of heritage 18 14 13 13 12 10
Illegal activities 44 34 42 41 37 42
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 6 5 5 9 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes to oceanic waters 0 0 2 0 1 1
Desertification 0 0 0 1 1 0
Drought 0 2 2 3 1 3
Flooding 4 4 4 7 6 4
Other climate change impacts 3 1 1 3 2 2
Storms 2 2 5 3 4 5
Temperature change 3 2 1 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 1 2 2 0
Earthquake 5 4 5 6 2 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 10 5 10 7 9 8
Fire (widlfires) 3 4 4 2 6 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 3 1 3 3 1 4
Invasive / alien marine species 0 2 1 1 2 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 5 6 3 8 6 6
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 1 1 2 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Financial resources 16 15 18 16 10 15
Governance 6 7 6 8 7 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 2 3 3 3 4 2
Human resources 19 9 16 13 13 14
Legal framework 13 18 19 23 23 23
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0
Management activities 25 20 25 24 23 27
Management systems/ management plan 104 95 108 96 107 101


* : 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.