Scimago Journal & Country Rank

British Journal of Surgery

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Oxford University Press

H-Index

210

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00071323, 13652168

Coverage

1913-2021

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

kirsty.smith@wiley.com

Scope

With an impact factor of 5.572, BJS is the premier surgical journal in Europe and one of the top six surgical periodicals in the world. Its international readership is reflected in the prestigious international Editorial Board, supported by a panel of over 1200 reviewers worldwide. BJS features the very best in clinical and laboratory-based research on all aspects of general surgery and related topics. Developing areas such as minimally invasive therapy and interventional radiology are strongly represented. The inclusion of Leading Articles, Reviews and Original Articles means that the BJS offers an appropriate format for any length or type of submission. In addition there are abstracts from key meetings and correspondence. BJS will be of interest not only to general surgeons, but also to specialty surgeons and those working in related fields. 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
Surgery1999Q1
Surgery2000Q1
Surgery2001Q1
Surgery2002Q1
Surgery2003Q1
Surgery2004Q1
Surgery2005Q1
Surgery2006Q1
Surgery2007Q1
Surgery2008Q1
Surgery2009Q1
Surgery2010Q1
Surgery2011Q1
Surgery2012Q1
Surgery2013Q1
Surgery2014Q1
Surgery2015Q1
Surgery2016Q1
Surgery2017Q1
Surgery2018Q1
Surgery2019Q1
Surgery2020Q1
Surgery2021Q1
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
19991.266
20001.577
20011.726
20021.657
20031.745
20041.874
20051.948
20062.128
20072.213
20082.275
20092.183
20102.210
20112.113
20122.306
20132.840
20142.863
20153.001
20162.830
20172.654
20182.458
20192.307
20202.202
20212.479
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
1999366
2000331
2001339
2002325
2003319
2004309
2005298
2006311
2007334
2008324
2009300
2010370
2011371
2012371
2013336
2014298
2015239
2016237
2017241
2018238
2019304
2020669
2021532
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)19992.176
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20002.525
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20013.063
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20023.233
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20033.428
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20043.516
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20053.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20064.014
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20074.091
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.927
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.684
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20103.619
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20113.559
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.734
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.103
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.218
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.429
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.850
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.989
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20195.178
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20215.261
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19992.176
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20002.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20013.136
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20023.178
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20033.383
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20043.447
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20053.751
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.852
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20074.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.787
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20093.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.471
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.455
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.808
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.013
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.118
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20154.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.285
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20195.046
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20204.905
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.976
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.988
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20002.437
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20012.910
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20022.896
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20033.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20043.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20053.430
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.817
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20073.846
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.496
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20093.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20103.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.394
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20123.610
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20133.705
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.342
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.628
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.069
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20175.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.994
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20214.287
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 Cites1999181
Self Cites2000164
Self Cites2001160
Self Cites2002144
Self Cites2003164
Self Cites2004135
Self Cites2005161
Self Cites2006132
Self Cites2007151
Self Cites2008144
Self Cites200992
Self Cites2010134
Self Cites2011156
Self Cites2012133
Self Cites2013163
Self Cites2014208
Self Cites2015164
Self Cites2016121
Self Cites2017116
Self Cites2018121
Self Cites2019127
Self Cites2020206
Self Cites2021230
Total Cites19993242
Total Cites20003309
Total Cites20013500
Total Cites20023292
Total Cites20033366
Total Cites20043388
Total Cites20053575
Total Cites20063567
Total Cites20073728
Total Cites20083571
Total Cites20093367
Total Cites20103325
Total Cites20113434
Total Cites20123964
Total Cites20134463
Total Cites20144439
Total Cites20154786
Total Cites20164332
Total Cites20173974
Total Cites20183789
Total Cites20193613
Total Cites20203841
Total Cites20216026
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 document19992.641
External Cites per document20003.123
External Cites per document20013.953
External Cites per document20024.203
External Cites per document20034.478
External Cites per document20044.654
External Cites per document20054.969
External Cites per document20065.007
External Cites per document20075.268
External Cites per document20085.115
External Cites per document20094.895
External Cites per document20104.770
External Cites per document20114.737
External Cites per document20125.504
External Cites per document20135.939
External Cites per document20145.764
External Cites per document20156.238
External Cites per document20165.865
External Cites per document20175.583
External Cites per document20185.378
External Cites per document20194.994
External Cites per document20205.171
External Cites per document20218.256
Cites per document19992.176
Cites per document20002.528
Cites per document20013.136
Cites per document20023.178
Cites per document20033.383
Cites per document20043.447
Cites per document20053.751
Cites per document20063.852
Cites per document20074.061
Cites per document20083.787
Cites per document20093.475
Cites per document20103.471
Cites per document20113.455
Cites per document20123.808
Cites per document20134.013
Cites per document20144.118
Cites per document20154.762
Cites per document20164.962
Cites per document20175.134
Cites per document20185.285
Cites per document20195.046
Cites per document20204.905
Cites per document20214.976
% 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
19993.28
20009.97
200112.09
200213.85
200311.29
20046.47
200513.42
20068.04
20075.99
200813.58
20099.33
201017.30
20118.89
201214.29
201310.42
201416.11
201518.41
201624.47
201727.39
201826.89
201925.66
202015.99
202124.44
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 documents1999331
Non-citable documents2000302
Non-citable documents2001271
Non-citable documents2002287
Non-citable documents2003280
Non-citable documents2004284
Non-citable documents2005266
Non-citable documents2006240
Non-citable documents2007239
Non-citable documents2008273
Non-citable documents2009300
Non-citable documents2010289
Non-citable documents2011302
Non-citable documents2012345
Non-citable documents2013388
Non-citable documents2014344
Non-citable documents2015264
Non-citable documents2016155
Non-citable documents201783
Non-citable documents201835
Non-citable documents201918
Non-citable documents202080
Non-citable documents2021509
Citable documents19991159
Citable documents20001007
Citable documents2001845
Citable documents2002749
Citable documents2003715
Citable documents2004699
Citable documents2005687
Citable documents2006686
Citable documents2007679
Citable documents2008670
Citable documents2009669
Citable documents2010669
Citable documents2011692
Citable documents2012696
Citable documents2013724
Citable documents2014734
Citable documents2015741
Citable documents2016718
Citable documents2017691
Citable documents2018682
Citable documents2019698
Citable documents2020703
Citable documents2021702
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 documents1999611
Uncited documents2000476
Uncited documents2001352
Uncited documents2002353
Uncited documents2003327
Uncited documents2004307
Uncited documents2005284
Uncited documents2006269
Uncited documents2007281
Uncited documents2008327
Uncited documents2009369
Uncited documents2010363
Uncited documents2011376
Uncited documents2012397
Uncited documents2013433
Uncited documents2014421
Uncited documents2015324
Uncited documents2016240
Uncited documents2017148
Uncited documents2018109
Uncited documents2019112
Uncited documents2020169
Uncited documents2021405
Cited documents1999879
Cited documents2000833
Cited documents2001764
Cited documents2002683
Cited documents2003668
Cited documents2004676
Cited documents2005669
Cited documents2006657
Cited documents2007637
Cited documents2008616
Cited documents2009600
Cited documents2010595
Cited documents2011618
Cited documents2012644
Cited documents2013679
Cited documents2014657
Cited documents2015681
Cited documents2016633
Cited documents2017626
Cited documents2018608
Cited documents2019604
Cited documents2020614
Cited documents2021806
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