Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Buddhist Studies Review


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Equinox Publishing Ltd



Publication type



02652897, 17479681


2007, 2013-2021



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Buddhist Studies Review is published by Equinox on behalf of the UK Association for Buddhist Studies. The Association was founded in 1996 and two years later took over publication of Buddhist Studies Review, which had been run since 1983 by Russell Webb and Sara Boin-Webb. Membership in the Association includes a subscription to the journal among other benefits.You can join the Association through the membership pages on their website. 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.

Religious Studies2014Q2
Religious Studies2015Q2
Religious Studies2016Q3
Religious Studies2017Q4
Religious Studies2018Q1
Religious Studies2019Q3
Religious Studies2020Q3
Religious Studies2021Q2

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.237
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.098
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.404
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.345
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.154
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.128
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.368
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.116
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.159
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.159
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.154
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.346
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.423
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.148
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20211
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20142
Total Cites20154
Total Cites20169
Total Cites20175
Total Cites201814
Total Cites20195
Total Cites20207
Total Cites20217
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 document20070
External Cites per document20130
External Cites per document20140.100
External Cites per document20150.182
External Cites per document20160.212
External Cites per document20170.139
External Cites per document20180.371
External Cites per document20190.125
External Cites per document20200.158
External Cites per document20210.158
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.167
Cites per document20150.154
Cites per document20160.237
Cites per document20170.128
Cites per document20180.368
Cites per document20190.116
Cites per document20200.159
Cites per document20210.159
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20183
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20206
Non-citable documents20216
Citable documents20070
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201410
Citable documents201522
Citable documents201633
Citable documents201736
Citable documents201835
Citable documents201940
Citable documents202038
Citable documents202138
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 documents20070
Uncited documents20130
Uncited documents201410
Uncited documents201523
Uncited documents201631
Uncited documents201734
Uncited documents201829
Uncited documents201939
Uncited documents202038
Uncited documents202138
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20142
Cited documents20153
Cited documents20167
Cited documents20175
Cited documents20189
Cited documents20194
Cited documents20206
Cited documents20216
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