Scimago Journal & Country Rank

China Information

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

SAGE Publications Ltd

H-Index

24

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

0920203X, 1741590X

Coverage

1986-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

cin.sagepub@gmail.com

Scope

China Information presents timely and in-depth analyses of major developments in contemporary China and overseas Chinese communities in the areas of politics, economics, law, ecology, culture, and society, including literature and the arts. It is refereed academic journal with an international readership indexed in SSCI and Scopus. China Information pays special attention to views and areas that do not receive sufficient attention in the mainstream discourse on contemporary China. It encourages discussion and debate between different academic traditions, offers a platform to express controversial and dissenting opinions, and promotes research that is historically sensitive and contemporarily relevant. Join the conversation about this journal
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
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2007Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q2
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
19990.181
20000.205
20010.160
20020.466
20030.280
20040.244
20050.115
20060.206
20070.251
20080.229
20090.292
20100.183
20110.174
20120.149
20130.173
20140.433
20150.634
20160.430
20170.767
20180.330
20190.420
20200.463
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
19996
200019
200112
20027
20038
20049
200513
200614
200715
200815
200916
201014
201112
201216
201315
201417
201515
201616
201718
201823
201915
202027
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)19990.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.243
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.156
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.212
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.341
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.196
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.361
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.804
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.683
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.702
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.690
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.375
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.162
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.148
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.600
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.881
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.565
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.571
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.070
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.959
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.192
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.476
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.455
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.724
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.100
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.387
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.731
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.097
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.719
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.656
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.871
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.244
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.158
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 Cites19993
Self Cites20009
Self Cites20015
Self Cites20021
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20091
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20141
Self Cites201510
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20202
Total Cites199911
Total Cites200017
Total Cites20018
Total Cites20028
Total Cites200312
Total Cites20044
Total Cites20057
Total Cites200618
Total Cites200711
Total Cites200837
Total Cites200944
Total Cites201026
Total Cites201119
Total Cites201224
Total Cites201330
Total Cites201446
Total Cites201573
Total Cites201671
Total Cites2017102
Total Cites201847
Total Cites201976
Total Cites202076
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 document19990.222
External Cites per document20000.242
External Cites per document20010.130
External Cites per document20020.226
External Cites per document20030.316
External Cites per document20040.148
External Cites per document20050.217
External Cites per document20060.643
External Cites per document20070.324
External Cites per document20080.878
External Cites per document20090.977
External Cites per document20100.565
External Cites per document20110.422
External Cites per document20120.571
External Cites per document20130.643
External Cites per document20141.047
External Cites per document20151.313
External Cites per document20161.489
External Cites per document20172.000
External Cites per document20180.958
External Cites per document20191.407
External Cites per document20201.396
Cites per document19990.162
Cites per document20000.293
Cites per document20010.200
Cites per document20020.216
Cites per document20030.316
Cites per document20040.148
Cites per document20050.292
Cites per document20060.600
Cites per document20070.306
Cites per document20080.881
Cites per document20091.000
Cites per document20100.565
Cites per document20110.422
Cites per document20120.571
Cites per document20130.714
Cites per document20141.070
Cites per document20151.521
Cites per document20161.511
Cites per document20172.125
Cites per document20180.959
Cites per document20191.333
Cites per document20201.357
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20010.00
200214.29
20030.00
20040.00
200515.38
200650.00
200726.67
200813.33
200912.50
201014.29
20110.00
20120.00
20136.67
201423.53
20156.67
201618.75
201716.67
201834.78
201933.33
202022.22
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 documents199932
Non-citable documents200025
Non-citable documents200117
Non-citable documents20026
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20062
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20203
Citable documents199936
Citable documents200033
Citable documents200123
Citable documents200231
Citable documents200338
Citable documents200427
Citable documents200523
Citable documents200628
Citable documents200734
Citable documents200841
Citable documents200944
Citable documents201046
Citable documents201145
Citable documents201242
Citable documents201342
Citable documents201443
Citable documents201548
Citable documents201647
Citable documents201748
Citable documents201848
Citable documents201954
Citable documents202053
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 documents199958
Uncited documents200046
Uncited documents200132
Uncited documents200230
Uncited documents200329
Uncited documents200423
Uncited documents200519
Uncited documents200621
Uncited documents200726
Uncited documents200821
Uncited documents200923
Uncited documents201031
Uncited documents201131
Uncited documents201226
Uncited documents201325
Uncited documents201422
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201623
Uncited documents201718
Uncited documents201827
Uncited documents201931
Uncited documents202023
Cited documents199910
Cited documents200012
Cited documents20018
Cited documents20027
Cited documents20039
Cited documents20044
Cited documents20055
Cited documents20069
Cited documents200710
Cited documents200821
Cited documents200921
Cited documents201015
Cited documents201114
Cited documents201216
Cited documents201317
Cited documents201421
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201624
Cited documents201730
Cited documents201822
Cited documents201926
Cited documents202033
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