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Population Review

Country United States  - SIR icon
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Publisher Sociological Demography Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN0032471X, 15490955
Coverage1988, 2009-2020
Scope Population Review publishes scholarly research that covers a broad range of social science disciplines, including demography, sociology, social anthropology, socioenvironmental science, communication, and political science. The journal emphasizes empirical research and strives to advance knowledge on the interrelationships between demography and sociology. The editor welcomes submissions that combine theory with solid empirical research. Articles that are of general interest to population specialists are also desired. In addition to articles, the journal publishes research notes, which are condensed reports of study results.


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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.


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.

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.357
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.682
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.633
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.639
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.865
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.941
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.941
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.483
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.586
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.300
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.682
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.800
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.688
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.897
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.278
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.875
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.563
Total 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.

Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20191
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20103
Total Cites20115
Total Cites201215
Total Cites201316
Total Cites201422
Total Cites201526
Total Cites201630
Total Cites20175
Total Cites201811
Total Cites201912
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.

External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.200
External Cites per document20110.357
External Cites per document20120.636
External Cites per document20130.750
External Cites per document20140.688
External Cites per document20150.897
External Cites per document20161.154
External Cites per document20170.278
External Cites per document20180.458
External Cites per document20190.458
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.300
Cites per document20110.357
Cites per document20120.682
Cites per document20130.800
Cites per document20140.688
Cites per document20150.897
Cites per document20161.154
Cites per document20170.278
Cites per document20180.458
Cites per document20190.500
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201010
Citable documents201114
Citable documents201222
Citable documents201320
Citable documents201432
Citable documents201529
Citable documents201626
Citable documents201718
Citable documents201824
Citable documents201924
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.

Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents20108
Uncited documents20119
Uncited documents201211
Uncited documents201311
Uncited documents201422
Uncited documents201519
Uncited documents201619
Uncited documents201714
Uncited documents201816
Uncited documents201917
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20102
Cited documents20115
Cited documents201211
Cited documents20139
Cited documents201410
Cited documents201510
Cited documents20168
Cited documents20175
Cited documents20189
Cited documents20197
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