Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Speech, Language and Hearing


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Taylor and Francis Ltd.



Publication type



2050571X, 20505728





How to publish in this journal


Speech, Language and Hearing is a peer-reviewed journal welcoming submissions from clinicians and researchers who work with any aspect of normal or disordered speech, language, or hearing. The journal is multidisciplinary in nature with manuscripts accepted from all professional and scientific disciplines but particularly those in the areas of linguistics, psychology, education, audiology, speech-language pathology, and medicine. The principal criteria for acceptance are significance of the topic or experimental questions, conformity to rigorous research, originality, scholarship, and clarity of writing. Scope: • Assessment and management issues • Development and aging • Multiculturalism and bilingualism • Prevention, counselling & education • Voice, fluency & swallowing • Phonetics, phonology & literacy • Speech perception, otology & balance • Assistive technology. 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.

Linguistics and Language2014Q2
Linguistics and Language2015Q2
Linguistics and Language2016Q2
Linguistics and Language2017Q2
Linguistics and Language2018Q2
Linguistics and Language2019Q1
Linguistics and Language2020Q2
Speech and Hearing2014Q4
Speech and Hearing2015Q4
Speech and Hearing2016Q4
Speech and Hearing2017Q4
Speech and Hearing2018Q3
Speech and Hearing2019Q3
Speech and Hearing2020Q3

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)20140.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.235
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.600
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.804
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.235
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.407
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.687
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.643
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.872
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.458
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.235
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.267
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.407
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.920
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.569
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.774
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 Cites20143
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20183
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20203
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201411
Total Cites201512
Total Cites201624
Total Cites201735
Total Cites201857
Total Cites201954
Total Cites202075
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 document20140.381
External Cites per document20150.244
External Cites per document20160.270
External Cites per document20170.418
External Cites per document20180.684
External Cites per document20190.642
External Cites per document20200.867
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.458
Cites per document20150.235
Cites per document20160.286
Cites per document20170.407
Cites per document20180.687
Cites per document20190.643
Cites per document20200.872
% 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 documents20143
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20184
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20203
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201421
Citable documents201545
Citable documents201674
Citable documents201779
Citable documents201879
Citable documents201981
Citable documents202083
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 documents201417
Uncited documents201540
Uncited documents201669
Uncited documents201765
Uncited documents201854
Uncited documents201946
Uncited documents202046
Cited documents20130
Cited documents20147
Cited documents201511
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201721
Cited documents201829
Cited documents201938
Cited documents202040
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