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Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd



Publication type



09641998, 1467985X





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Series A (Statistics in Society) publishes high quality papers that demonstrate how statistical thinking, design and analyses play a vital role in all walks of life and benefit society in general. There is no restriction on subject-matter: any interesting, topical and revelatory applications of statistics are welcome. For example, important applications of statistical and related data science methodology in medicine, business and commerce, industry, economics and finance, education and teaching, physical and biomedical sciences, the environment, the law, government and politics, demography, psychology, sociology and sport all fall within the journal's remit. The journal is therefore aimed at a wide statistical audience and at professional statisticians in particular. Its emphasis is on well-written and clearly reasoned quantitative approaches to problems in the real world rather than the exposition of technical detail. Thus, although the methodological basis of papers must be sound and adequately explained, methodology per se should not be the main focus of a Series A paper. Of particular interest are papers on topical or contentious statistical issues, papers which give reviews or exposés of current statistical concerns and papers which demonstrate how appropriate statistical thinking has contributed to our understanding of important substantive questions. Historical, professional and biographical contributions are also welcome, as are discussions of methods of data collection and of ethical issues, provided that all such papers have substantial statistical relevance. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Economics and Econometrics1999Q1
Economics and Econometrics2000Q1
Economics and Econometrics2001Q1
Economics and Econometrics2002Q1
Economics and Econometrics2003Q2
Economics and Econometrics2004Q2
Economics and Econometrics2005Q2
Economics and Econometrics2006Q2
Economics and Econometrics2007Q1
Economics and Econometrics2008Q2
Economics and Econometrics2009Q1
Economics and Econometrics2010Q1
Economics and Econometrics2011Q1
Economics and Econometrics2012Q1
Economics and Econometrics2013Q1
Economics and Econometrics2014Q2
Economics and Econometrics2015Q1
Economics and Econometrics2016Q1
Economics and Econometrics2017Q1
Economics and Econometrics2018Q1
Economics and Econometrics2019Q1
Economics and Econometrics2020Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Statistics and Probability1999Q1
Statistics and Probability2000Q1
Statistics and Probability2001Q2
Statistics and Probability2002Q1
Statistics and Probability2003Q2
Statistics and Probability2004Q2
Statistics and Probability2005Q3
Statistics and Probability2006Q2
Statistics and Probability2007Q2
Statistics and Probability2008Q2
Statistics and Probability2009Q1
Statistics and Probability2010Q1
Statistics and Probability2011Q1
Statistics and Probability2012Q1
Statistics and Probability2013Q1
Statistics and Probability2014Q2
Statistics and Probability2015Q2
Statistics and Probability2016Q1
Statistics and Probability2017Q1
Statistics and Probability2018Q1
Statistics and Probability2019Q1
Statistics and Probability2020Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty1999Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2000Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2001Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2002Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2003Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2004Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2005Q4
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2006Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2007Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2008Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2009Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2010Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2011Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2012Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2013Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2014Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2015Q2
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2016Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2017Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2018Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2019Q1
Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty2020Q2

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.

Total Documents

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

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)19991.753
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.850
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.559
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.431
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.487
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.625
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.426
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.525
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.755
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.085
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.516
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.658
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.754
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.851
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.266
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.170
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.335
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.147
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.611
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20193.517
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20203.217
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.753
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.457
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.577
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.322
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.642
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.808
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.204
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.228
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.638
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.719
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.647
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.267
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.386
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.561
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20193.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20203.108
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.362
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.891
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.527
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.938
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.116
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.737
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.870
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.052
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.602
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.553
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.915
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.187
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.141
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.168
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.713
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.908
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 Cites199913
Self Cites20005
Self Cites20016
Self Cites20023
Self Cites20035
Self Cites200411
Self Cites20055
Self Cites200612
Self Cites200711
Self Cites20087
Self Cites200914
Self Cites201024
Self Cites201115
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201315
Self Cites20146
Self Cites20156
Self Cites201613
Self Cites201710
Self Cites201812
Self Cites201918
Self Cites202014
Total Cites1999135
Total Cites2000102
Total Cites2001113
Total Cites2002123
Total Cites2003119
Total Cites2004138
Total Cites2005122
Total Cites2006174
Total Cites2007226
Total Cites2008302
Total Cites2009323
Total Cites2010364
Total Cites2011348
Total Cites2012360
Total Cites2013306
Total Cites2014293
Total Cites2015315
Total Cites2016356
Total Cites2017380
Total Cites2018411
Total Cites2019472
Total Cites2020547
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 document19991.584
External Cites per document20001.386
External Cites per document20011.529
External Cites per document20021.538
External Cites per document20031.373
External Cites per document20041.460
External Cites per document20051.376
External Cites per document20061.723
External Cites per document20071.920
External Cites per document20082.252
External Cites per document20092.272
External Cites per document20102.595
External Cites per document20112.871
External Cites per document20122.784
External Cites per document20132.328
External Cites per document20142.126
External Cites per document20152.492
External Cites per document20162.618
External Cites per document20172.846
External Cites per document20182.810
External Cites per document20193.110
External Cites per document20203.117
Cites per document19991.753
Cites per document20001.457
Cites per document20011.614
Cites per document20021.577
Cites per document20031.322
Cites per document20041.423
Cites per document20051.173
Cites per document20061.642
Cites per document20071.808
Cites per document20082.204
Cites per document20092.228
Cites per document20102.638
Cites per document20112.719
Cites per document20122.647
Cites per document20132.267
Cites per document20142.078
Cites per document20152.386
Cites per document20162.561
Cites per document20172.774
Cites per document20182.758
Cites per document20193.085
Cites per document20203.108
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20037
Non-citable documents200410
Non-citable documents200519
Non-citable documents200612
Non-citable documents200713
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20099
Non-citable documents20107
Non-citable documents201112
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20158
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20187
Non-citable documents20197
Non-citable documents20205
Citable documents199977
Citable documents200070
Citable documents200170
Citable documents200278
Citable documents200383
Citable documents200487
Citable documents200585
Citable documents200694
Citable documents2007112
Citable documents2008131
Citable documents2009136
Citable documents2010131
Citable documents2011116
Citable documents2012125
Citable documents2013125
Citable documents2014135
Citable documents2015124
Citable documents2016131
Citable documents2017130
Citable documents2018142
Citable documents2019146
Citable documents2020171
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 documents199932
Uncited documents200019
Uncited documents200124
Uncited documents200226
Uncited documents200341
Uncited documents200452
Uncited documents200550
Uncited documents200652
Uncited documents200749
Uncited documents200854
Uncited documents200945
Uncited documents201044
Uncited documents201142
Uncited documents201241
Uncited documents201344
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201545
Uncited documents201642
Uncited documents201744
Uncited documents201849
Uncited documents201937
Uncited documents202050
Cited documents199945
Cited documents200051
Cited documents200146
Cited documents200252
Cited documents200349
Cited documents200445
Cited documents200554
Cited documents200654
Cited documents200776
Cited documents200883
Cited documents2009100
Cited documents201094
Cited documents201186
Cited documents201295
Cited documents201391
Cited documents201489
Cited documents201587
Cited documents201697
Cited documents201793
Cited documents2018100
Cited documents2019116
Cited documents2020126
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