Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

SAGE Publications Ltd

H-Index

81

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

01410768, 17581095

Coverage

1908-1918, 1920-1922, 1924-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

kabbasijrsm@gmail.com

Scope

The Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine is the leading UK multispecialty medical journal for peer reviewed clinical research, reviews, opinion, and continuing professional development. JRSM also has an international outlook and by leading the debate in the specialties of medicine and surgery, JRSM sets the agenda for clinical practice and health policy making across the medical world. Contributions to the JRSM reflect its international and multispecialty readership, as well as its tradition of being an enjoyable and entertaining medical journal. The journal has full editorial independence from the Royal Society of Medicine. Members of the Royal Society of Medicine receive JRSM online as one of the benefits of membership. 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
Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q3
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
19990.265
20000.254
20010.257
20020.264
20030.322
20040.332
20050.242
20060.302
20070.364
20080.462
20090.547
20100.480
20110.438
20120.456
20130.569
20140.828
20150.720
20160.735
20170.541
20180.783
20190.841
20200.380
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
1999298
2000296
2001276
2002285
2003271
2004287
2005256
2006260
2007239
2008174
2009165
2010157
2011123
2012134
2013103
2014127
2015111
2016114
2017100
2018107
2019132
2020156
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)19990.350
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.457
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.465
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.502
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.489
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.515
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.586
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.631
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.733
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.805
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.785
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.834
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.921
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.087
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.294
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.095
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.104
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.127
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.991
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.350
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.367
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.435
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.530
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.504
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.469
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.582
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.653
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.834
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.756
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.821
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.849
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.988
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.206
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.302
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.161
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.014
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.135
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.799
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.276
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.481
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.498
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.488
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.490
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.643
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.774
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.723
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.767
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.907
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.004
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.078
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.092
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.044
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.131
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.058
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.623
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 Cites19999
Self Cites200013
Self Cites200110
Self Cites200227
Self Cites200334
Self Cites200432
Self Cites200526
Self Cites200628
Self Cites200748
Self Cites200825
Self Cites200930
Self Cites201026
Self Cites201116
Self Cites201214
Self Cites20137
Self Cites20149
Self Cites201510
Self Cites201616
Self Cites201714
Self Cites201823
Self Cites201945
Self Cites202015
Total Cites1999299
Total Cites2000324
Total Cites2001387
Total Cites2002431
Total Cites2003454
Total Cites2004419
Total Cites2005395
Total Cites2006431
Total Cites2007467
Total Cites2008493
Total Cites2009561
Total Cites2010437
Total Cites2011407
Total Cites2012378
Total Cites2013409
Total Cites2014434
Total Cites2015474
Total Cites2016396
Total Cites2017357
Total Cites2018369
Total Cites2019346
Total Cites2020271
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 document19990.516
External Cites per document20000.548
External Cites per document20010.684
External Cites per document20020.750
External Cites per document20030.819
External Cites per document20040.743
External Cites per document20050.729
External Cites per document20060.800
External Cites per document20070.875
External Cites per document20081.076
External Cites per document20091.416
External Cites per document20101.272
External Cites per document20111.348
External Cites per document20121.480
External Cites per document20131.668
External Cites per document20142.043
External Cites per document20152.026
External Cites per document20161.784
External Cites per document20171.518
External Cites per document20181.944
External Cites per document20191.993
External Cites per document20201.803
Cites per document19990.350
Cites per document20000.367
Cites per document20010.435
Cites per document20020.495
Cites per document20030.530
Cites per document20040.504
Cites per document20050.469
Cites per document20060.529
Cites per document20070.582
Cites per document20080.653
Cites per document20090.834
Cites per document20100.756
Cites per document20110.821
Cites per document20120.849
Cites per document20130.988
Cites per document20141.206
Cites per document20151.302
Cites per document20161.161
Cites per document20171.014
Cites per document20181.135
Cites per document20191.078
Cites per document20200.799
% 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
19992.01
20002.36
20010.00
20022.46
20035.54
20044.18
20054.30
20063.85
20073.77
20089.20
20092.42
20108.28
20118.94
201210.45
201310.68
20147.09
201516.22
201610.53
20174.00
201813.08
20196.06
20207.69
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 documents1999292
Non-citable documents2000316
Non-citable documents2001338
Non-citable documents2002331
Non-citable documents2003344
Non-citable documents2004311
Non-citable documents2005337
Non-citable documents2006310
Non-citable documents2007324
Non-citable documents2008320
Non-citable documents2009298
Non-citable documents2010255
Non-citable documents2011206
Non-citable documents2012199
Non-citable documents2013173
Non-citable documents2014152
Non-citable documents2015135
Non-citable documents2016128
Non-citable documents2017126
Non-citable documents2018147
Non-citable documents2019170
Non-citable documents2020197
Citable documents1999562
Citable documents2000568
Citable documents2001551
Citable documents2002539
Citable documents2003513
Citable documents2004521
Citable documents2005506
Citable documents2006504
Citable documents2007479
Citable documents2008435
Citable documents2009375
Citable documents2010323
Citable documents2011290
Citable documents2012246
Citable documents2013241
Citable documents2014208
Citable documents2015229
Citable documents2016213
Citable documents2017226
Citable documents2018178
Citable documents2019151
Citable documents2020142
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 documents1999693
Uncited documents2000713
Uncited documents2001688
Uncited documents2002648
Uncited documents2003617
Uncited documents2004620
Uncited documents2005625
Uncited documents2006607
Uncited documents2007577
Uncited documents2008555
Uncited documents2009483
Uncited documents2010407
Uncited documents2011339
Uncited documents2012311
Uncited documents2013283
Uncited documents2014229
Uncited documents2015225
Uncited documents2016203
Uncited documents2017227
Uncited documents2018186
Uncited documents2019203
Uncited documents2020236
Cited documents1999161
Cited documents2000171
Cited documents2001201
Cited documents2002222
Cited documents2003240
Cited documents2004212
Cited documents2005218
Cited documents2006207
Cited documents2007226
Cited documents2008200
Cited documents2009190
Cited documents2010171
Cited documents2011157
Cited documents2012134
Cited documents2013131
Cited documents2014131
Cited documents2015139
Cited documents2016138
Cited documents2017125
Cited documents2018139
Cited documents2019118
Cited documents2020103
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