Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Contemporary China

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Routledge

H-Index

49

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

10670564, 14699400

Coverage

1992-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

szhao@du.edu

Scope

Journal of Contemporary China is the only English language journal edited in North America that provides exclusive information about contemporary Chinese affairs for scholars, business people and government policy-makers. It publishes articles of theoretical and policy research and research notes, as well as book reviews. The journal's fields of interest include economics, political science, law, culture, literature, business, history, international relations, sociology and other social sciences and humanities. 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
Development2000Q2
Development2001Q2
Development2002Q1
Development2003Q2
Development2004Q2
Development2005Q2
Development2006Q2
Development2007Q2
Development2008Q2
Development2009Q2
Development2010Q2
Development2011Q1
Development2012Q1
Development2013Q1
Development2014Q1
Development2015Q1
Development2016Q1
Development2017Q1
Development2018Q1
Development2019Q1
Development2020Q1
Geography, Planning and Development1999Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2000Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2001Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2002Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2003Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2004Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2005Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2006Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2007Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2008Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2009Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2010Q2
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
Political Science and International Relations1999Q2
Political Science and International Relations2000Q2
Political Science and International Relations2001Q2
Political Science and International Relations2002Q1
Political Science and International Relations2003Q2
Political Science and International Relations2004Q2
Political Science and International Relations2005Q2
Political Science and International Relations2006Q2
Political Science and International Relations2007Q1
Political Science and International Relations2008Q1
Political Science and International Relations2009Q1
Political Science and International Relations2010Q2
Political Science and International Relations2011Q1
Political Science and International Relations2012Q1
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q1
Political Science and International Relations2016Q1
Political Science and International Relations2017Q1
Political Science and International Relations2018Q1
Political Science and International Relations2019Q1
Political Science and International Relations2020Q1
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
19990.297
20000.295
20010.336
20020.661
20030.225
20040.385
20050.352
20060.267
20070.551
20080.563
20090.417
20100.421
20110.692
20120.841
20131.226
20141.170
20150.840
20161.318
20171.519
20181.139
20191.279
20200.896
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199925
200028
200141
200237
200338
200438
200540
200636
200739
200839
200940
201051
201150
201260
201360
201460
201560
201660
201760
201860
201960
202089
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)19990.325
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.343
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.284
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.740
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.590
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.792
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.961
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.980
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.890
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.097
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.544
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.813
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.363
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.196
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.192
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.325
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.383
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.316
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.415
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.660
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.690
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.828
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.851
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.957
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.807
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.110
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.231
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.631
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.865
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.800
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.344
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.156
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20202.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.487
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.427
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.684
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.776
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.787
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.215
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.634
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.618
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.575
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.550
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.017
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.208
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.525
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 Cites19991
Self Cites20002
Self Cites20013
Self Cites20025
Self Cites20032
Self Cites20042
Self Cites20054
Self Cites20063
Self Cites20076
Self Cites20085
Self Cites200911
Self Cites20108
Self Cites201117
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201381
Self Cites201461
Self Cites201586
Self Cites201620
Self Cites201726
Self Cites201837
Self Cites201920
Self Cites20200
Total Cites199925
Total Cites200031
Total Cites200125
Total Cites200239
Total Cites200370
Total Cites200463
Total Cites200578
Total Cites200696
Total Cites200797
Total Cites2008110
Total Cites200992
Total Cites2010131
Total Cites2011160
Total Cites2012230
Total Cites2013361
Total Cites2014317
Total Cites2015324
Total Cites2016397
Total Cites2017422
Total Cites2018360
Total Cites2019388
Total Cites2020531
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 document19990.312
External Cites per document20000.358
External Cites per document20010.278
External Cites per document20020.362
External Cites per document20030.642
External Cites per document20040.526
External Cites per document20050.655
External Cites per document20060.809
External Cites per document20070.813
External Cites per document20080.946
External Cites per document20090.736
External Cites per document20101.079
External Cites per document20111.117
External Cites per document20121.557
External Cites per document20131.761
External Cites per document20141.524
External Cites per document20151.337
External Cites per document20162.106
External Cites per document20172.212
External Cites per document20181.804
External Cites per document20192.044
External Cites per document20202.950
Cites per document19990.325
Cites per document20000.383
Cites per document20010.316
Cites per document20020.415
Cites per document20030.660
Cites per document20040.543
Cites per document20050.690
Cites per document20060.828
Cites per document20070.851
Cites per document20080.957
Cites per document20090.807
Cites per document20101.110
Cites per document20111.231
Cites per document20121.631
Cites per document20132.242
Cites per document20141.865
Cites per document20151.800
Cites per document20162.206
Cites per document20172.344
Cites per document20182.000
Cites per document20192.156
Cites per document20202.950
% 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
19998.00
20003.57
20010.00
20020.00
20032.63
20047.89
200512.50
20068.33
20070.00
20080.00
20092.50
201013.73
201116.00
201210.00
201320.00
201420.00
201520.00
201621.67
201728.33
201823.33
201921.67
202021.35
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 documents20061
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20084
Non-citable documents20094
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents199977
Citable documents200081
Citable documents200179
Citable documents200294
Citable documents2003106
Citable documents2004116
Citable documents2005113
Citable documents2006115
Citable documents2007112
Citable documents2008111
Citable documents2009110
Citable documents2010114
Citable documents2011128
Citable documents2012140
Citable documents2013159
Citable documents2014168
Citable documents2015178
Citable documents2016179
Citable documents2017179
Citable documents2018179
Citable documents2019180
Citable documents2020180
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 documents199956
Uncited documents200061
Uncited documents200160
Uncited documents200268
Uncited documents200362
Uncited documents200472
Uncited documents200560
Uncited documents200660
Uncited documents200758
Uncited documents200856
Uncited documents200957
Uncited documents201052
Uncited documents201161
Uncited documents201251
Uncited documents201352
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201565
Uncited documents201653
Uncited documents201745
Uncited documents201859
Uncited documents201960
Uncited documents202049
Cited documents199921
Cited documents200020
Cited documents200119
Cited documents200226
Cited documents200344
Cited documents200444
Cited documents200553
Cited documents200656
Cited documents200756
Cited documents200859
Cited documents200957
Cited documents201066
Cited documents201169
Cited documents201290
Cited documents2013109
Cited documents2014122
Cited documents2015115
Cited documents2016127
Cited documents2017135
Cited documents2018121
Cited documents2019120
Cited documents2020131
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