Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Public Health Ethics


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Oxford University Press



Publication type



17549973, 17549981





How to publish in this journal


Public Health Ethics invites submission of papers on any topic that is relevant for ethical reflection about public health practice and theory. Our aim is to publish readable papers of high scientific quality which will stimulate debate and discussion about ethical issues relating to all aspects of public health. Our main criteria for grading manuscripts include originality and potential impact, quality of philosophical analysis, and relevance to debates in public health ethics and practice. Manuscripts are accepted for publication on the understanding that they have been submitted solely to Public Health Ethics and that they have not been previously published either in whole or in part. Authors may not submit papers that are under consideration for publication elsewhere, and, if an author decides to offer a submitted paper to another journal, the paper must be withdrawn from Public Health Ethics before the new submission is made. The editorial office will make every effort to deal with submissions to the journal as quickly as possible. All papers will be acknowledged on receipt by email and will receive preliminary editorial review within 2 weeks. Papers of high interest will be sent out for external review. Authors will normally be notified of acceptance, rejection, or need for revision within 8 weeks of submission. Contributors will be provided with electronic access to their proof via email; corrections should be returned within 48 hours. 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.

Health Policy2010Q2
Health Policy2011Q2
Health Policy2012Q2
Health Policy2013Q2
Health Policy2014Q2
Health Policy2015Q2
Health Policy2016Q3
Health Policy2017Q2
Health Policy2018Q2
Health Policy2019Q2
Health Policy2020Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2010Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2011Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2012Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2013Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2014Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2015Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2016Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2017Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2018Q1
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2019Q2
Issues, Ethics and Legal Aspects2020Q1

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.848
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.676
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.079
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.028
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.308
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.215
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.878
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.187
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.121
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.198
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.120
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.616
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.676
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.900
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.246
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.838
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.934
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.957
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.771
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20105
Self Cites201113
Self Cites201219
Self Cites201312
Self Cites20149
Self Cites201514
Self Cites201626
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20184
Self Cites20198
Self Cites202012
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201028
Total Cites201148
Total Cites2012111
Total Cites2013120
Total Cites2014109
Total Cites2015133
Total Cites2016126
Total Cites2017107
Total Cites2018132
Total Cites201993
Total Cites2020118
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.793
External Cites per document20110.603
External Cites per document20121.070
External Cites per document20131.187
External Cites per document20141.099
External Cites per document20151.190
External Cites per document20160.971
External Cites per document20170.935
External Cites per document20181.347
External Cites per document20191.063
External Cites per document20201.452
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.848
Cites per document20110.676
Cites per document20121.078
Cites per document20131.121
Cites per document20141.058
Cites per document20151.198
Cites per document20161.125
Cites per document20170.939
Cites per document20181.333
Cites per document20191.120
Cites per document20201.616
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20104
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201217
Non-citable documents201316
Non-citable documents201412
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents20169
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201029
Citable documents201158
Citable documents201286
Citable documents201391
Citable documents201491
Citable documents2015100
Citable documents2016103
Citable documents2017107
Citable documents201895
Citable documents201980
Citable documents202073
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201015
Uncited documents201139
Uncited documents201253
Uncited documents201341
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201555
Uncited documents201652
Uncited documents201762
Uncited documents201853
Uncited documents201940
Uncited documents202029
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201018
Cited documents201132
Cited documents201250
Cited documents201366
Cited documents201455
Cited documents201556
Cited documents201660
Cited documents201752
Cited documents201846
Cited documents201943
Cited documents202044
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