Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Nature

CountryUnited Kingdom
948
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Multidisciplinary
PublisherNature Publishing Group
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14764687, 00280836
Coverage1869-ongoing
Scope Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public. (source)
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Multidisciplinary1999Q1
Multidisciplinary2000Q1
Multidisciplinary2001Q1
Multidisciplinary2002Q1
Multidisciplinary2003Q1
Multidisciplinary2004Q1
Multidisciplinary2005Q1
Multidisciplinary2006Q1
Multidisciplinary2007Q1
Multidisciplinary2008Q1
Multidisciplinary2009Q1
Multidisciplinary2010Q1
Multidisciplinary2011Q1
Multidisciplinary2012Q1
Multidisciplinary2013Q1
Multidisciplinary2014Q1
Multidisciplinary2015Q1
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
199915.845
200012.639
200110.473
200210.375
200311.321
200411.135
200510.341
20069.775
200710.519
200813.461
200915.676
201017.181
201118.401
201218.347
201321.085
201420.817
201521.936
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)199919.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200017.591
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200116.747
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200216.456
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200316.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200417.180
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200517.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200616.647
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200717.100
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200817.539
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200920.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201022.706
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201124.893
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201226.777
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201328.330
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201428.654
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201526.856
Cites / Doc. (3 years)199919.067
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200017.353
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200115.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200215.839
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200316.898
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200416.824
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200516.677
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200616.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200716.832
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200818.076
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200921.116
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201023.409
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201125.581
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201226.525
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201328.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201428.792
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201527.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)199918.774
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200015.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200114.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200216.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200316.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200416.307
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200515.551
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200615.209
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200716.963
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200818.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200921.610
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201023.827
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201124.820
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201226.114
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201328.304
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201428.943
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201524.458
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19991156
Self Cites20001379
Self Cites20011395
Self Cites20021398
Self Cites20031361
Self Cites20041329
Self Cites20051298
Self Cites20061417
Self Cites20071185
Self Cites20081092
Self Cites20091328
Self Cites20101293
Self Cites20111320
Self Cites20121312
Self Cites20131434
Self Cites20141298
Self Cites20151339
Total Cites199978710
Total Cites200079390
Total Cites200180539
Total Cites200285926
Total Cites200391926
Total Cites200489792
Total Cites200587820
Total Cites200687891
Total Cites200791278
Total Cites200893835
Total Cites200998296
Total Cites2010102437
Total Cites2011107826
Total Cites2012111749
Total Cites2013119302
Total Cites2014116983
Total Cites2015109587
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document199918.787
External Cites per document200017.052
External Cites per document200115.485
External Cites per document200215.581
External Cites per document200316.648
External Cites per document200416.575
External Cites per document200516.430
External Cites per document200615.783
External Cites per document200716.613
External Cites per document200817.866
External Cites per document200920.831
External Cites per document201023.113
External Cites per document201125.268
External Cites per document201226.213
External Cites per document201328.381
External Cites per document201428.473
External Cites per document201526.695
Cites per document199919.067
Cites per document200017.353
Cites per document200115.758
Cites per document200215.839
Cites per document200316.898
Cites per document200416.824
Cites per document200516.677
Cites per document200616.041
Cites per document200716.832
Cites per document200818.076
Cites per document200921.116
Cites per document201023.409
Cites per document201125.581
Cites per document201226.525
Cites per document201328.727
Cites per document201428.792
Cites per document201527.025
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
199915.82
200017.39
200114.66
20021.96
200316.96
200417.37
200519.18
200620.02
200720.74
200821.43
200919.83
201022.12
201121.77
201222.05
201322.76
201423.23
201524.58
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19994340
Non-citable documents20003641
Non-citable documents20012826
Non-citable documents20022334
Non-citable documents20032525
Non-citable documents20042415
Non-citable documents20052411
Non-citable documents20062462
Non-citable documents20072464
Non-citable documents20082475
Non-citable documents20092537
Non-citable documents20102749
Non-citable documents20113061
Non-citable documents20123256
Non-citable documents20133513
Non-citable documents20143765
Non-citable documents20153906
Citable documents19994128
Citable documents20004575
Citable documents20015111
Citable documents20025425
Citable documents20035440
Citable documents20045337
Citable documents20055266
Citable documents20065479
Citable documents20075423
Citable documents20085191
Citable documents20094655
Citable documents20104376
Citable documents20114215
Citable documents20124213
Citable documents20134153
Citable documents20144063
Citable documents20154055
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents19994306
Uncited documents20003952
Uncited documents20013505
Uncited documents20023229
Uncited documents20033354
Uncited documents20043201
Uncited documents20053208
Uncited documents20063442
Uncited documents20073314
Uncited documents20083212
Uncited documents20092841
Uncited documents20102863
Uncited documents20112888
Uncited documents20123015
Uncited documents20133042
Uncited documents20143194
Uncited documents20153364
Cited documents19994162
Cited documents20004264
Cited documents20014432
Cited documents20024530
Cited documents20034611
Cited documents20044551
Cited documents20054469
Cited documents20064499
Cited documents20074573
Cited documents20084454
Cited documents20094351
Cited documents20104262
Cited documents20114388
Cited documents20124454
Cited documents20134624
Cited documents20144634
Cited documents20154597
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