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
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%
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%
Threats*
Threats Group of Threats SOC reports Properties
Commercial development Buildings and Development 16 7
Housing Buildings and Development 156 87
Industrial areas Buildings and Development 6 5
Interpretative and visitation facilities Buildings and Development 21 13
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure Buildings and Development 49 31
Air transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 5 3
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 18 11
Ground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 82 44
Marine transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 20 10
Underground transport infrastructure Transportation Infrastructure 7 4
Localised utilities Services Infrastructures 7 5
Major linear utilities Services Infrastructures 15 8
Non-renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 9 4
Renewable energy facilities Services Infrastructures 12 8
Water infrastructure Services Infrastructures 41 21
Air pollution Pollution 4 4
Ground water pollution Pollution 5 2
Input of excess energy Pollution 2 1
Pollution of marine waters Pollution 6 2
Solid waste Pollution 18 9
Surface water pollution Pollution 20 10
Aquaculture Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Commercial hunting Biological resource use/modification 6 3
Commercial wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 0 0
Crop production Biological resource use/modification 11 5
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources Biological resource use/modification 14 9
Forestry /wood production Biological resource use/modification 11 5
Land conversion Biological resource use/modification 78 34
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals Biological resource use/modification 43 18
Subsistence hunting Biological resource use/modification 5 3
Subsistence wild plant collection Biological resource use/modification 1 1
Mining Physical resource extraction 58 28
Oil and gas Physical resource extraction 31 15
Quarrying Physical resource extraction 5 4
Water (extraction) Physical resource extraction 9 5
Dust Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Micro-organisms Local conditions affecting physical fabric 2 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 2 2
Temperature Local conditions affecting physical fabric 0 0
Water (rain/water table) Local conditions affecting physical fabric 26 11
Wind Local conditions affecting physical fabric 5 2
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system Social/cultural uses of heritage 10 7
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community Social/cultural uses of heritage 42 23
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation Social/cultural uses of heritage 84 53
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting Social/cultural uses of heritage 3 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses Social/cultural uses of heritage 2 2
Society's valuing of heritage Social/cultural uses of heritage 1 1
Civil unrest Other human activities 42 17
Deliberate destruction of heritage Other human activities 32 17
Illegal activities Other human activities 119 58
Military training Other human activities 0 0
Terrorism Other human activities 0 0
War Other human activities 45 16
Changes to oceanic waters Climate change and severe weather events 3 1
Desertification Climate change and severe weather events 1 1
Drought Climate change and severe weather events 5 3
Flooding Climate change and severe weather events 17 9
Other climate change impacts Climate change and severe weather events 5 4
Storms Climate change and severe weather events 12 6
Temperature change Climate change and severe weather events 3 1
Avalanche/ landslide Sudden ecological or geological events 3 2
Earthquake Sudden ecological or geological events 6 4
Erosion and siltation/ deposition Sudden ecological or geological events 27 14
Fire (widlfires) Sudden ecological or geological events 14 8
Tsunami/tidal wave Sudden ecological or geological events 0 0
Volcanic eruption Sudden ecological or geological events 0 0
Hyper-abundant species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 6 4
Invasive / alien marine species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 5 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 18 10
Modified genetic material Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 0 0
Translocated species Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species 3 1
Financial resources Management and institutional factors 34 22
Governance Management and institutional factors 23 14
High impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 8 4
Human resources Management and institutional factors 41 25
Legal framework Management and institutional factors 69 40
Low impact research / monitoring activities Management and institutional factors 0 0
Management activities Management and institutional factors 75 40
Management systems/ management plan Management and institutional factors 302 160
Threats by year (SOC reports)*
Threats* Year
2013 2014 2015
Buildings and Development
2013 2014 2015
Commercial development 5 5 6
Housing 54 52 50
Industrial areas 3 2 1
Interpretative and visitation facilities 6 7 8
Major visitor accommodation and associated infrastructure 15 21 13
Transportation Infrastructure
2013 2014 2015
Air transport infrastructure 2 1 2
Effects arising from use of transportation infrastructure 7 4 7
Ground transport infrastructure 26 26 30
Marine transport infrastructure 7 7 6
Underground transport infrastructure 3 2 2
Services Infrastructures
2013 2014 2015
Localised utilities 4 2 1
Major linear utilities 4 5 6
Non-renewable energy facilities 3 3 3
Renewable energy facilities 3 4 5
Water infrastructure 13 14 14
Pollution
2013 2014 2015
Air pollution 0 3 1
Ground water pollution 2 1 2
Input of excess energy 1 0 1
Pollution of marine waters 2 2 2
Solid waste 6 5 7
Surface water pollution 6 7 7
Biological resource use/modification
2013 2014 2015
Aquaculture 0 0 0
Commercial hunting 2 2 2
Commercial wild plant collection 0 0 0
Crop production 2 4 5
Fishing/collecting aquatic resources 6 5 3
Forestry /wood production 3 3 5
Land conversion 23 26 29
Livestock farming / grazing of domesticated animals 16 12 15
Subsistence hunting 2 1 2
Subsistence wild plant collection 0 0 1
Physical resource extraction
2013 2014 2015
Mining 18 20 20
Oil and gas 11 12 8
Quarrying 1 2 2
Water (extraction) 2 5 2
Local conditions affecting physical fabric
2013 2014 2015
Dust 0 0 0
Micro-organisms 1 0 1
Pests 0 0 0
Radiation/light 0 0 0
Relative humidity 0 1 1
Temperature 0 0 0
Water (rain/water table) 11 7 8
Wind 2 2 1
Social/cultural uses of heritage
2013 2014 2015
Changes in traditional ways of life and knowledge system 2 3 5
Identity, social cohesion, changes in local population and community 13 13 16
Impacts of tourism / visitor / recreation 23 35 26
Indigenous hunting, gathering and collecting 1 1 1
Ritual / spiritual / religious and associative uses 0 2 0
Society's valuing of heritage 0 1 0
Other human activities
2013 2014 2015
Civil unrest 13 13 16
Deliberate destruction of heritage 12 10 10
Illegal activities 37 44 38
Military training 0 0 0
Terrorism 0 0 0
War 15 15 15
Climate change and severe weather events
2013 2014 2015
Changes to oceanic waters 1 1 1
Desertification 1 0 0
Drought 1 3 1
Flooding 6 4 7
Other climate change impacts 2 2 1
Storms 4 5 3
Temperature change 1 1 1
Sudden ecological or geological events
2013 2014 2015
Avalanche/ landslide 2 0 1
Earthquake 2 3 1
Erosion and siltation/ deposition 9 8 10
Fire (widlfires) 6 3 5
Tsunami/tidal wave 0 0 0
Volcanic eruption 0 0 0
Invasive/alien species or hyper-abundant species
2013 2014 2015
Hyper-abundant species 0 0 0
Invasive / alien freshwater species 1 4 1
Invasive / alien marine species 2 1 2
Invasive/alien terrestrial species 6 6 6
Modified genetic material 0 0 0
Translocated species 1 1 1
Management and institutional factors
2013 2014 2015
Financial resources 10 15 9
Governance 7 8 8
High impact research / monitoring activities 4 2 2
Human resources 13 14 14
Legal framework 24 23 22
Low impact research / monitoring activities 0 0 0
Management activities 23 27 25
Management systems/ management plan 106 101 95


* : 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.