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European Journal of Risk Regulation

Country Germany  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Germany
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Safety Research
PublisherCambridge University Press
Publication typeJournals
Scope European Journal of Risk Regulation is an interdisciplinary forum bringing together legal practitioners, academics, risk analysts and policymakers in a dialogue on how risks to individuals’ health, safety and the environment are regulated across policy domains globally. The journal’s wide scope encourages exploration of public health, safety and environmental aspects of pharmaceuticals, food and other consumer products alongside a wider interpretation of risk, which includes financial regulation, technology-related risks, natural disasters and terrorism.


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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.

Safety Research2011Q3
Safety Research2012Q3
Safety Research2013Q2
Safety Research2014Q2
Safety Research2015Q3
Safety Research2016Q3
Safety Research2017Q2
Safety Research2018Q3

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.

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.438
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.926
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.424
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.539
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.531
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.456
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.050
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.438
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.926
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.484
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.495
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.463
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.470
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.689
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.573
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.433
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.385
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.477
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 Cites20100
Self Cites201119
Self Cites201215
Self Cites201319
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201515
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201713
Self Cites201813
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201142
Total Cites201249
Total Cites2013162
Total Cites2014109
Total Cites201592
Total Cites2016101
Total Cites2017105
Total Cites2018108
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.575
External Cites per document20120.304
External Cites per document20130.817
External Cites per document20140.490
External Cites per document20150.405
External Cites per document20160.441
External Cites per document20170.405
External Cites per document20180.413
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20111.050
Cites per document20120.438
Cites per document20130.926
Cites per document20140.556
Cites per document20150.484
Cites per document20160.495
Cites per document20170.463
Cites per document20180.470
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents201138
Non-citable documents201253
Non-citable documents201372
Non-citable documents201438
Non-citable documents201530
Non-citable documents201626
Non-citable documents201729
Non-citable documents201828
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201140
Citable documents2012112
Citable documents2013175
Citable documents2014196
Citable documents2015190
Citable documents2016204
Citable documents2017227
Citable documents2018230
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201160
Uncited documents2012130
Uncited documents2013169
Uncited documents2014182
Uncited documents2015172
Uncited documents2016178
Uncited documents2017186
Uncited documents2018189
Cited documents20100
Cited documents201118
Cited documents201235
Cited documents201378
Cited documents201452
Cited documents201548
Cited documents201652
Cited documents201770
Cited documents201869
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