Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Social Policy and Administration

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd

H-Index

66

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

01445596, 14679515

Coverage

1967-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

bgr@ruc.dk

Scope

Social Policy & Administration is the longest established journal in its field. Whilst remaining faithful to its tradition in academic excellence, the journal also seeks to engender debate about topical and controversial issues. Typical numbers contain papers clustered around a theme. The journal is international in scope. Quality contributions are received from scholars world-wide and cover social policy issues not only in Europe but in the USA, Canada, Australia and Asia Pacific. 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
Development1999Q2
Development2000Q1
Development2001Q1
Development2002Q1
Development2003Q1
Development2004Q1
Development2005Q1
Development2006Q1
Development2007Q1
Development2008Q1
Development2009Q1
Development2010Q1
Development2011Q2
Development2012Q1
Development2013Q1
Development2014Q1
Development2015Q1
Development2016Q1
Development2017Q1
Development2018Q2
Development2019Q1
Development2020Q1
Development2021Q1
Public Administration1999Q2
Public Administration2000Q1
Public Administration2001Q2
Public Administration2002Q1
Public Administration2003Q1
Public Administration2004Q1
Public Administration2005Q1
Public Administration2006Q1
Public Administration2007Q1
Public Administration2008Q1
Public Administration2009Q2
Public Administration2010Q1
Public Administration2011Q2
Public Administration2012Q1
Public Administration2013Q1
Public Administration2014Q1
Public Administration2015Q2
Public Administration2016Q1
Public Administration2017Q1
Public Administration2018Q2
Public Administration2019Q1
Public Administration2020Q1
Public Administration2021Q1
Social Work1999Q2
Social Work2000Q1
Social Work2001Q1
Social Work2002Q1
Social Work2003Q1
Social Work2004Q1
Social Work2005Q1
Social Work2006Q1
Social Work2007Q2
Social Work2008Q1
Social Work2009Q2
Social Work2010Q1
Social Work2011Q2
Social Work2012Q1
Social Work2013Q1
Social Work2014Q1
Social Work2015Q1
Social Work2016Q1
Social Work2017Q2
Social Work2018Q2
Social Work2019Q1
Social Work2020Q1
Social Work2021Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q2
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q1
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q2
Sociology and Political Science2007Q2
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q2
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science2021Q1
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
19990.317
20000.747
20010.611
20020.779
20030.547
20040.588
20050.665
20060.618
20070.628
20080.759
20090.619
20101.017
20110.616
20120.807
20130.835
20141.015
20150.819
20160.994
20170.808
20180.626
20190.942
20200.972
20210.925
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199932
200033
200142
200247
200346
200442
200546
200645
200744
200845
200945
201040
201146
201244
201349
201447
201550
201645
201776
201881
201973
202076
2021100
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)19990.580
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.664
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.279
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.407
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.376
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.706
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.961
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.948
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.778
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.977
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.236
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.018
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.147
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.353
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20213.216
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.580
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.827
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.684
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.084
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.115
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.385
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.366
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.278
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.828
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.562
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.618
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.938
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.225
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.772
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.357
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20213.217
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.485
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.815
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.760
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.989
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.785
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.420
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.068
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.494
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.640
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.733
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.922
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.581
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.760
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.928
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.628
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20212.631
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 Cites19997
Self Cites20008
Self Cites20019
Self Cites200219
Self Cites200320
Self Cites200411
Self Cites200518
Self Cites200612
Self Cites200711
Self Cites200816
Self Cites200923
Self Cites201022
Self Cites201116
Self Cites201223
Self Cites201324
Self Cites201429
Self Cites201519
Self Cites201616
Self Cites201740
Self Cites201837
Self Cites201932
Self Cites202038
Self Cites202164
Total Cites199951
Total Cites200081
Total Cites200167
Total Cites2002116
Total Cites2003136
Total Cites2004126
Total Cites2005187
Total Cites2006183
Total Cites2007170
Total Cites2008210
Total Cites2009259
Total Cites2010245
Total Cites2011203
Total Cites2012212
Total Cites2013251
Total Cites2014302
Total Cites2015280
Total Cites2016283
Total Cites2017316
Total Cites2018303
Total Cites2019460
Total Cites2020542
Total Cites2021740
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 document19990.500
External Cites per document20000.745
External Cites per document20010.592
External Cites per document20020.907
External Cites per document20030.951
External Cites per document20040.852
External Cites per document20051.252
External Cites per document20061.305
External Cites per document20071.262
External Cites per document20081.540
External Cites per document20091.888
External Cites per document20101.784
External Cites per document20111.545
External Cites per document20121.549
External Cites per document20131.831
External Cites per document20142.053
External Cites per document20151.919
External Cites per document20161.907
External Cites per document20172.000
External Cites per document20181.583
External Cites per document20192.140
External Cites per document20202.240
External Cites per document20213.004
Cites per document19990.580
Cites per document20000.827
Cites per document20010.684
Cites per document20021.084
Cites per document20031.115
Cites per document20040.933
Cites per document20051.385
Cites per document20061.366
Cites per document20071.278
Cites per document20081.556
Cites per document20091.933
Cites per document20101.828
Cites per document20111.562
Cites per document20121.618
Cites per document20131.931
Cites per document20142.173
Cites per document20152.000
Cites per document20161.938
Cites per document20172.225
Cites per document20181.772
Cites per document20192.277
Cites per document20202.357
Cites per document20213.217
% 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
20024.26
200317.39
20044.76
20054.35
20060.00
20079.09
20084.44
20098.89
20100.00
201117.39
20120.00
201310.20
201421.28
201520.00
201622.22
201721.05
201823.46
201926.03
202031.58
202129.00
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20077
Non-citable documents20089
Non-citable documents20099
Non-citable documents20109
Non-citable documents20119
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20215
Citable documents199988
Citable documents200098
Citable documents200198
Citable documents2002107
Citable documents2003122
Citable documents2004135
Citable documents2005135
Citable documents2006131
Citable documents2007126
Citable documents2008126
Citable documents2009125
Citable documents2010125
Citable documents2011121
Citable documents2012122
Citable documents2013124
Citable documents2014133
Citable documents2015136
Citable documents2016140
Citable documents2017138
Citable documents2018168
Citable documents2019200
Citable documents2020225
Citable documents2021225
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 documents199959
Uncited documents200052
Uncited documents200164
Uncited documents200256
Uncited documents200353
Uncited documents200470
Uncited documents200556
Uncited documents200653
Uncited documents200758
Uncited documents200852
Uncited documents200944
Uncited documents201050
Uncited documents201145
Uncited documents201249
Uncited documents201344
Uncited documents201444
Uncited documents201544
Uncited documents201645
Uncited documents201738
Uncited documents201851
Uncited documents201950
Uncited documents202050
Uncited documents202147
Cited documents199929
Cited documents200046
Cited documents200134
Cited documents200251
Cited documents200369
Cited documents200465
Cited documents200579
Cited documents200681
Cited documents200775
Cited documents200883
Cited documents200990
Cited documents201084
Cited documents201185
Cited documents201282
Cited documents201386
Cited documents201495
Cited documents201596
Cited documents2016101
Cited documents2017104
Cited documents2018120
Cited documents2019152
Cited documents2020180
Cited documents2021183
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