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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
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 34 13
Housing Buildings and Development 433 134
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 17 6
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 62 27
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 147 54
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 15 8
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 59 27
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 225 75
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 58 17
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 31 12
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 15 10
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 32 8
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 15 4
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 28 12
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 118 34
Air pollution Pollution 14 7
Ground water pollution Pollution 16 3
Input of excess energy Pollution 7 2
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 9 4
Solid waste Pollution 50 16
Surface water pollution Pollution 59 15
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 19 6
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 31 10
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 36 14
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 32 11
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 203 44
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 112 26
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 10 5
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 155 39
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 68 20
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 11 6
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 25 9
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Financial resources Local conditions affecting physical fabric 113 44
Governance Local conditions affecting physical fabric 68 23
Human resources Local conditions affecting physical fabric 112 46
Legal framework Local conditions affecting physical fabric 186 62
Management systems/ management plan Local conditions affecting physical fabric 822 247
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 4 1
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 0 0
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 69 20
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 14 3
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 23 7
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 115 29
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 217 78
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 10 3
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 4 2
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 15 6
Civil unrest Other human activities 114 21
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 93 28
Illegal activities Other human activities 322 79
Military training Other human activities 2 2
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 102 24
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 12 3
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 3 2
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 16 3
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 43 12
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 22 9
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 34 9
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 8 3
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 8 2
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 28 14
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 69 18
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 32 10
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 2 2
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 18 8
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 13 3
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 57 22
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 9 2
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 23 8
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 1 1
Management activities Management and institutional factors 199 59
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Buildings and Development
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Commercial development 1 3 3 5 5 6 3 8
Housing 55 64 52 54 52 50 48 58
Industrial areas 1 3 2 3 2 1 4 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 4 8 6 6 7 8 10 13
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 18 23 13 15 21 14 23 20
Transportation Infrastructure
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air transport infrastructure 0 2 2 2 1 2 3 3
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 8 14 4 7 4 6 8 8
Ground transport infrastructure 23 27 24 26 26 30 31 38
Marine transport infrastructure 7 8 8 7 7 6 7 8
Underground transport infrastructure 3 5 2 4 2 3 5 7
Services Infrastructures
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Localised utilities 0 2 0 4 2 1 3 3
Major linear utilities 1 3 4 4 5 6 3 6
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 1 2 3 3 3 0 3
Renewable energy facilities 3 1 2 3 4 6 5 4
Water infrastructure 14 11 15 13 14 15 17 19
Pollution
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Air pollution 4 0 3 0 3 1 2 1
Ground water pollution 1 2 2 3 2 3 1 2
Input of excess energy 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 2
Solid waste 8 5 7 6 5 7 6 6
Surface water pollution 6 7 8 7 8 8 7 8
Biological resource use/modification
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Commercial hunting 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 5
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 3 6 3 2 4 5 1 7
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 3 3 3 6 5 3 7 6
Forestry /wood production 4 0 4 3 3 5 5 8
Land conversion 20 22 22 23 26 29 27 34
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 11 12 16 16 12 15 15 15
Subsistence hunting 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 2
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Physical resource extraction
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Mining 18 17 20 18 20 20 22 20
Oil and gas 6 8 8 10 11 7 11 7
Quarrying 1 1 0 1 2 2 2 2
Water (extraction) 4 2 2 2 5 2 3 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Dust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial resources 15 18 16 10 15 9 15 15
Governance 7 6 8 7 8 8 13 11
Human resources 9 16 13 13 13 13 15 20
Legal framework 18 19 23 24 23 21 28 30
Management systems/ management plan 95 108 96 106 101 95 113 108
Micro-organisms 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 2 3 1 0 1 1 1 1
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 7 9 9 11 7 8 6 12
Wind 3 2 1 2 2 1 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 2 3 2 2 3 4 3 4
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 14 18 12 13 13 16 12 17
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 19 21 28 22 35 25 33 34
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
Society's valuing of heritage 2 3 2 0 1 0 4 3
Other human activities
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Civil unrest 13 13 13 13 13 16 16 17
Deliberate destruction of heritage 14 13 12 12 10 10 10 12
Illegal activities 34 42 41 37 44 38 43 43
Military training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
War 5 5 9 15 15 15 16 22
Climate change and severe weather events
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Changes to oceanic waters 0 2 1 2 2 2 1 2
Desertification 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
Drought 2 2 3 1 3 1 2 2
Flooding 4 4 7 6 4 7 4 7
Other climate change impacts 1 2 4 3 3 2 3 4
Storms 2 6 4 5 6 4 3 4
Temperature change 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 1
Earthquake 4 5 8 2 3 1 3 2
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 5 10 7 9 8 10 8 12
Fire (widlfires) 4 4 2 6 3 5 3 5
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Hyper-abundant species 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 3 3 1 4 1 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species 2 1 1 2 1 2 2 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 6 3 8 6 6 6 10 12
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
High impact research / monitoring activities 3 3 3 4 2 2 3 3
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Management activities 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.