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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.


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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.169
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.220
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.281
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.282
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.406
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.437
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.169
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.220
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.281
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.248
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.391
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.169
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.220
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.239
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.428
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.364
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20144
Self Cites201510
Self Cites201615
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201818
Self Cites201913
Self Cites202029
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201415
Total Cites201542
Total Cites201682
Total Cites201772
Total Cites2018118
Total Cites2019127
Total Cites2020159
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 document20130
External Cites per document20140.124
External Cites per document20150.168
External Cites per document20160.229
External Cites per document20170.217
External Cites per document20180.332
External Cites per document20190.342
External Cites per document20200.335
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.169
Cites per document20150.220
Cites per document20160.281
Cites per document20170.248
Cites per document20180.391
Cites per document20190.380
Cites per document20200.409
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201489
Citable documents2015191
Citable documents2016292
Citable documents2017290
Citable documents2018301
Citable documents2019333
Citable documents2020388
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201478
Uncited documents2015156
Uncited documents2016233
Uncited documents2017235
Uncited documents2018223
Uncited documents2019249
Uncited documents2020283
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201411
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201659
Cited documents201755
Cited documents201879
Cited documents201985
Cited documents2020106
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