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Journal of Sustainable Tourism


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom
Media Ranking in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Taylor and Francis Ltd.



Publication type



09669582, 17477646





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The Journal of Sustainable Tourism is a leading tourism journal which advances critical understanding of the relationships between tourism and sustainable development. It publishes theoretical, conceptual and empirical research that explores one or more of the economic, social, cultural, political, organisational or environmental aspects of the subject. Critical views and perspectives are encouraged, as well as new ideas and approaches in relation to the theory and practice linking tourism and sustainability. Contributions can be from all disciplinary perspectives, with inter-disciplinary work especially welcome. Holistic and integrative work is encouraged. All geographical areas are included, as are all forms of tourism, both mass and niche market. Papers can be especially useful if they contribute new understanding and insights not just to the field of sustainable tourism but also to the wider social sciences or between the social and natural sciences. Many contributions include significant empirical evidence, but some innovate in the field by providing new perspectives, approaches and insights through critical reviews. The journal publishes Main Papers, Book Reviews, and occasional Opinion Pieces. Book reviews and Opinion Pieces are by invitation only. We also commission Special Issues – contact the editors if you have a proposal for a Special Issue or Opinion Piece. Peer Review Statement Quality is ensured by rigorous, anonymous peer evaluation of each main paper by three independent referees. The Editors, on behalf of the Editorial Board, make the final decision concerning publication. Submission is online through the journal’s website and ScholarOne submission system. 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.

Geography, Planning and Development1999Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2000Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2001Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2002Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2003Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2004Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2005Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2006Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2007Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2008Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2009Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2010Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2011Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2012Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2013Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2014Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2021Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2022Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management1999Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2000Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2001Q2
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2002Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2003Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2004Q2
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2005Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2006Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2007Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2008Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2009Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2010Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2011Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2012Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2013Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2014Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2015Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2016Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2017Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2018Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2019Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2020Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2021Q1
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2022Q1

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)19990.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.519
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.758
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.866
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.898
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.131
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.371
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.134
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.466
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.947
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.062
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.751
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.575
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.511
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.525
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.328
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.015
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.590
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202110.221
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202213.323
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.589
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.516
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.581
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.847
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.765
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.691
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.077
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.222
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.010
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.373
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.903
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.636
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.732
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.611
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.657
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.324
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.112
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20206.814
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202110.745
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202213.651
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.585
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.293
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.574
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.656
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.708
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.635
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.684
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.098
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.766
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.306
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.446
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.941
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.664
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.589
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.349
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.962
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.732
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.586
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.464
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.439
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20206.860
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202111.412
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202213.719
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 Cites19998
Self Cites200013
Self Cites200113
Self Cites200218
Self Cites200319
Self Cites200417
Self Cites200511
Self Cites200611
Self Cites200731
Self Cites200845
Self Cites200930
Self Cites201052
Self Cites2011110
Self Cites2012151
Self Cites2013184
Self Cites2014108
Self Cites2015140
Self Cites2016203
Self Cites2017203
Self Cites2018161
Self Cites2019135
Self Cites2020270
Self Cites2021237
Self Cites2022537
Total Cites199933
Total Cites200032
Total Cites200143
Total Cites200272
Total Cites200375
Total Cites200465
Total Cites200598
Total Cites2006110
Total Cites2007211
Total Cites2008280
Total Cites2009276
Total Cites2010377
Total Cites2011478
Total Cites2012854
Total Cites2013770
Total Cites2014829
Total Cites2015799
Total Cites2016882
Total Cites2017958
Total Cites20181143
Total Cites20191491
Total Cites20202276
Total Cites20214008
Total Cites20225160
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 document19990.446
External Cites per document20000.306
External Cites per document20010.405
External Cites per document20020.635
External Cites per document20030.571
External Cites per document20040.522
External Cites per document20050.989
External Cites per document20061.207
External Cites per document20071.915
External Cites per document20082.217
External Cites per document20091.836
External Cites per document20102.444
External Cites per document20112.486
External Cites per document20124.951
External Cites per document20133.595
External Cites per document20144.144
External Cites per document20153.524
External Cites per document20163.378
External Cites per document20173.297
External Cites per document20183.610
External Cites per document20194.305
External Cites per document20206.191
External Cites per document202110.220
External Cites per document202212.328
Cites per document19990.589
Cites per document20000.516
Cites per document20010.581
Cites per document20020.847
Cites per document20030.765
Cites per document20040.691
Cites per document20051.077
Cites per document20061.222
Cites per document20072.010
Cites per document20082.373
Cites per document20091.903
Cites per document20102.636
Cites per document20113.045
Cites per document20125.732
Cites per document20134.611
Cites per document20144.657
Cites per document20154.205
Cites per document20164.324
Cites per document20174.112
Cites per document20184.068
Cites per document20194.588
Cites per document20206.814
Cites per document202110.745
Cites per document202213.651
% 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 documents20030
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20068
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents200911
Non-citable documents201010
Non-citable documents20119
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20174
Non-citable documents20189
Non-citable documents201910
Non-citable documents202010
Non-citable documents20214
Non-citable documents20223
Citable documents199956
Citable documents200062
Citable documents200174
Citable documents200285
Citable documents200398
Citable documents200492
Citable documents200588
Citable documents200682
Citable documents200794
Citable documents2008106
Citable documents2009134
Citable documents2010133
Citable documents2011148
Citable documents2012142
Citable documents2013163
Citable documents2014174
Citable documents2015187
Citable documents2016201
Citable documents2017229
Citable documents2018272
Citable documents2019315
Citable documents2020324
Citable documents2021369
Citable documents2022375
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 documents199936
Uncited documents200039
Uncited documents200149
Uncited documents200245
Uncited documents200356
Uncited documents200458
Uncited documents200542
Uncited documents200637
Uncited documents200731
Uncited documents200838
Uncited documents200956
Uncited documents201039
Uncited documents201134
Uncited documents20128
Uncited documents201322
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201519
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201731
Uncited documents201833
Uncited documents201929
Uncited documents202018
Uncited documents202120
Uncited documents202211
Cited documents199920
Cited documents200023
Cited documents200125
Cited documents200240
Cited documents200342
Cited documents200436
Cited documents200549
Cited documents200653
Cited documents200774
Cited documents200880
Cited documents200989
Cited documents2010104
Cited documents2011123
Cited documents2012141
Cited documents2013145
Cited documents2014161
Cited documents2015171
Cited documents2016179
Cited documents2017202
Cited documents2018248
Cited documents2019296
Cited documents2020316
Cited documents2021353
Cited documents2022367
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