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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
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 17 8
Housing Buildings and Development 277 113
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 11 5
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 31 13
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 90 45
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 7 5
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 37 21
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 127 58
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 36 14
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 12 7
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 8 6
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 17 7
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 8 4
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 13 8
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 67 25
Air pollution Pollution 10 6
Ground water pollution Pollution 6 2
Input of excess energy Pollution 5 2
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 10 4
Solid waste Pollution 31 14
Surface water pollution Pollution 32 12
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 10 3
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 18 6
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 20 12
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 14 6
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 114 36
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 68 23
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 5 3
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Mining Physical resource extraction 93 32
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 47 19
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 5 5
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 15 7
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 3 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 7 6
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 43 17
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 10 3
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 12 6
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 71 25
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 126 57
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 6 2
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 3 2
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 8 3
Civil unrest Other human activities 65 15
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 62 25
Illegal activities Other human activities 198 65
Military training Other human activities 0 0
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 49 15
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 25 9
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 9 6
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 19 8
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 6 3
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 6 2
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 21 11
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 39 17
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 19 8
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 12 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 29 12
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 6 2
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 74 36
Governance Management and institutional factors 36 15
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 15 6
Human resources Management and institutional factors 65 35
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 107 47
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 119 49
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 506 200
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Buildings and Development
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Commercial development 1 3 3 5 5
Housing 55 64 52 54 52
Industrial areas 1 3 2 3 2
Interpretative and visitation facilities 4 8 6 6 7
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 18 23 13 15 21
Transportation Infrastructure
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air transport infrastructure 0 2 2 2 1
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 8 14 4 7 4
Ground transport infrastructure 23 28 24 26 26
Marine transport infrastructure 7 7 8 7 7
Underground transport infrastructure 2 4 1 3 2
Services Infrastructures
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Localised utilities 0 2 0 4 2
Major linear utilities 1 3 4 4 5
Non-renewable energy facilities 0 0 2 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 3 1 2 3 4
Water infrastructure 14 11 15 13 14
Pollution
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Air pollution 4 0 3 0 3
Ground water pollution 1 1 1 2 1
Input of excess energy 2 1 1 1 0
Pollution of marine waters 1 4 1 2 2
Solid waste 8 5 7 6 5
Surface water pollution 6 6 7 6 7
Biological resource use/modification
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Aquaculture 0 0 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 3 1 2 2 2
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0
Crop production 3 6 3 2 4
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 3 3 3 6 5
Forestry /wood production 4 0 4 3 3
Land conversion 20 23 22 23 26
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 11 13 16 16 12
Subsistence hunting 0 1 1 2 1
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 0 0 0
Physical resource extraction
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Mining 18 17 20 18 20
Oil and gas 6 9 9 11 12
Quarrying 1 1 0 1 2
Water (extraction) 4 2 2 2 5
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Dust 0 0 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 1 1 0 1 0
Pests 0 0 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0 0 0
Relative humidity 2 3 1 0 1
Temperature 0 0 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 7 9 9 11 7
Wind 3 2 1 2 2
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 2 3 2 2 3
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 14 19 12 13 13
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 19 21 28 23 35
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 2 1 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 0 1 0 2
Society's valuing of heritage 2 3 2 0 1
Other human activities
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Civil unrest 13 13 13 13 13
Deliberate destruction of heritage 14 13 13 12 10
Illegal activities 34 42 41 37 44
Military training 0 0 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0 0 0
War 5 5 9 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Changes to oceanic waters 0 2 0 1 1
Desertification 0 0 1 1 0
Drought 2 2 3 1 3
Flooding 4 4 7 6 4
Other climate change impacts 1 1 3 2 2
Storms 2 5 3 4 5
Temperature change 2 1 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Avalanche/ landslide 1 1 2 2 0
Earthquake 4 5 7 2 3
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 5 10 7 9 8
Fire (widlfires) 4 4 2 6 3
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Hyper-abundant species 0 1 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 3 3 1 4
Invasive / alien marine species 2 1 1 2 1
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 6 3 8 6 6
Modified genetic material 0 0 0 0 0
Translocated species 1 2 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Financial resources 15 18 16 10 15
Governance 7 6 8 7 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 3 3 3 4 2
Human resources 9 16 13 13 14
Legal framework 18 19 23 24 23
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0 0 0
Management activities 20 25 24 23 27
Management systems/ management plan 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.