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Journal of Rural Studies

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
96
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Subject Area and CategoryAgricultural and Biological Sciences
Forestry

Social Sciences
Development
Geography, Planning and Development
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN07430167
Coverage1985-2020
Scope The Journal of Rural Studies publishes cutting-edge research that advances understanding and analysis of contemporary rural societies, economies, cultures and lifestyles; the definition and representation of rurality; the formulation, implementation and contestation of rural policy; and human interactions with the rural environment. The journal is an interdisciplinary publication and welcomes articles from diverse theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, which engage with and contribute to the rural social science literature, as broadly defined by the disciplines of rural geography, rural sociology, agricultural and rural economics, planning and cognate subjects. The coverage of the journal is global in scope and solicits articles based on empirical research in any part of the world that is of relevance and interest to international readers. The primary audience of the journal are social science researchers, teachers and students interested in contemporary rural issues, processes and experiences.

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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
Development1999Q1
Development2000Q1
Development2001Q1
Development2002Q1
Development2003Q1
Development2004Q1
Development2005Q1
Development2006Q1
Development2007Q1
Development2008Q1
Development2009Q1
Development2010Q1
Development2011Q1
Development2012Q1
Development2013Q1
Development2014Q1
Development2015Q1
Development2016Q1
Development2017Q1
Development2018Q1
Development2019Q1
Forestry1999Q1
Forestry2000Q1
Forestry2001Q1
Forestry2002Q1
Forestry2003Q1
Forestry2004Q1
Forestry2005Q1
Forestry2006Q1
Forestry2007Q1
Forestry2008Q1
Forestry2009Q1
Forestry2010Q1
Forestry2011Q1
Forestry2012Q1
Forestry2013Q1
Forestry2014Q1
Forestry2015Q1
Forestry2016Q1
Forestry2017Q1
Forestry2018Q1
Forestry2019Q1
Geography, Planning and Development1999Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2000Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2001Q1
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
Sociology and Political Science1999Q1
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 Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
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 Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
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
19990.958
20001.010
20010.666
20021.180
20031.185
20041.220
20052.042
20062.961
20071.673
20081.387
20091.452
20101.802
20111.329
20121.189
20131.179
20141.390
20151.339
20161.273
20171.113
20181.415
20191.624
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)19991.103
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.509
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.604
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.904
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20032.101
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.847
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.420
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.267
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.874
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.984
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.626
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.902
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.875
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.918
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.913
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.390
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.702
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.895
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.313
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.091
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.180
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20064.608
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.131
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.885
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.815
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.171
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.734
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.482
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.648
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.782
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.894
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.260
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.516
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20042.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.606
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.632
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.643
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.297
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.069
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.131
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.839
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.996
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.606
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.262
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 Cites199917
Self Cites200019
Self Cites200142
Self Cites200233
Self Cites200341
Self Cites200426
Self Cites200527
Self Cites200645
Self Cites200729
Self Cites200841
Self Cites200956
Self Cites201047
Self Cites201130
Self Cites201255
Self Cites201366
Self Cites2014107
Self Cites2015116
Self Cites2016157
Self Cites2017184
Self Cites2018187
Self Cites2019301
Total Cites199986
Total Cites2000107
Total Cites2001143
Total Cites2002180
Total Cites2003229
Total Cites2004207
Total Cites2005318
Total Cites2006447
Total Cites2007288
Total Cites2008310
Total Cites2009404
Total Cites2010412
Total Cites2011366
Total Cites2012390
Total Cites2013575
Total Cites2014797
Total Cites2015853
Total Cites2016974
Total Cites20171210
Total Cites20181667
Total Cites20192525
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 document19990.885
External Cites per document20001.143
External Cites per document20011.202
External Cites per document20021.547
External Cites per document20031.899
External Cites per document20041.828
External Cites per document20052.910
External Cites per document20064.144
External Cites per document20072.643
External Cites per document20082.717
External Cites per document20093.346
External Cites per document20103.380
External Cites per document20112.847
External Cites per document20122.724
External Cites per document20133.305
External Cites per document20143.730
External Cites per document20153.008
External Cites per document20163.060
External Cites per document20172.858
External Cites per document20183.311
External Cites per document20194.212
Cites per document19991.103
Cites per document20001.390
Cites per document20011.702
Cites per document20021.895
Cites per document20032.313
Cites per document20042.091
Cites per document20053.180
Cites per document20064.608
Cites per document20072.939
Cites per document20083.131
Cites per document20093.885
Cites per document20103.815
Cites per document20113.102
Cites per document20123.171
Cites per document20133.734
Cites per document20144.308
Cites per document20153.482
Cites per document20163.648
Cites per document20173.370
Cites per document20183.729
Cites per document20194.782
% 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
19996.67
200020.00
200122.58
200214.29
20032.94
20046.06
200515.15
20068.57
200714.29
200818.92
200912.50
201011.63
201118.18
201220.55
201317.11
201424.76
201526.88
201625.88
201726.42
201835.75
201925.37
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 documents19993
Non-citable documents20003
Non-citable documents20014
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20032
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20073
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20093
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20124
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20148
Non-citable documents20159
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20179
Non-citable documents20189
Non-citable documents201914
Citable documents199978
Citable documents200077
Citable documents200184
Citable documents200295
Citable documents200399
Citable documents200499
Citable documents2005100
Citable documents200697
Citable documents200798
Citable documents200899
Citable documents2009104
Citable documents2010108
Citable documents2011118
Citable documents2012123
Citable documents2013154
Citable documents2014185
Citable documents2015245
Citable documents2016267
Citable documents2017359
Citable documents2018447
Citable documents2019528
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 documents199939
Uncited documents200035
Uncited documents200132
Uncited documents200229
Uncited documents200336
Uncited documents200427
Uncited documents200520
Uncited documents200610
Uncited documents200719
Uncited documents200822
Uncited documents20099
Uncited documents201010
Uncited documents201125
Uncited documents201220
Uncited documents201326
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201540
Uncited documents201644
Uncited documents201762
Uncited documents201865
Uncited documents201966
Cited documents199942
Cited documents200045
Cited documents200156
Cited documents200267
Cited documents200365
Cited documents200473
Cited documents200582
Cited documents200690
Cited documents200782
Cited documents200881
Cited documents200998
Cited documents2010102
Cited documents201195
Cited documents2012107
Cited documents2013134
Cited documents2014176
Cited documents2015214
Cited documents2016230
Cited documents2017306
Cited documents2018391
Cited documents2019476
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