Scimago Journal & Country Rank

European Journal of Social Security


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


SAGE Publications Ltd



Publication type



13882627, 23992948





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The European Journal of Social Security welcomes contributions which deal with social security from a comparative, international and/or theoretical point of view. It is published in English, four times a year. In recent years, one of the four issues has been a Special Issue comprising a collection of articles on a single topic. 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.

Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2019Q2
Economics, Econometrics and Finance (miscellaneous)2020Q2
Public Administration2019Q3
Public Administration2020Q3
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q2

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)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.381
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.185
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.485
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.294
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.513
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.221
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.425
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.150
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.698
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.471
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.162
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.612
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.391
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.565
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.182
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.393
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.443
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.276
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.413
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.618
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.182
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.182
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.788
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.057
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.158
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.186
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.756
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.561
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.478
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 Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20046
Self Cites20052
Self Cites20062
Self Cites200710
Self Cites20080
Self Cites200910
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20122
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201416
Self Cites201510
Self Cites201618
Self Cites201710
Self Cites201812
Self Cites20198
Self Cites202024
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20048
Total Cites20056
Total Cites20068
Total Cites200730
Total Cites200818
Total Cites200926
Total Cites201014
Total Cites201110
Total Cites201224
Total Cites201332
Total Cites201490
Total Cites201566
Total Cites201688
Total Cites201774
Total Cites2018152
Total Cites201976
Total Cites2020110
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 document20020
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20040.125
External Cites per document20050.143
External Cites per document20060.158
External Cites per document20070.513
External Cites per document20080.450
External Cites per document20090.390
External Cites per document20100.279
External Cites per document20110.160
External Cites per document20120.393
External Cites per document20130.400
External Cites per document20141.370
External Cites per document20151.098
External Cites per document20161.207
External Cites per document20171.123
External Cites per document20182.414
External Cites per document20191.236
External Cites per document20201.564
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20040.381
Cites per document20050.162
Cites per document20060.160
Cites per document20070.612
Cites per document20080.391
Cites per document20090.565
Cites per document20100.292
Cites per document20110.182
Cites per document20120.393
Cites per document20130.542
Cites per document20141.475
Cites per document20151.200
Cites per document20161.443
Cites per document20171.276
Cites per document20182.413
Cites per document20191.188
Cites per document20201.618
% 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 documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20045
Non-citable documents20059
Non-citable documents200612
Non-citable documents200710
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20115
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20199
Non-citable documents202013
Citable documents20020
Citable documents20033
Citable documents200416
Citable documents200528
Citable documents200638
Citable documents200739
Citable documents200840
Citable documents200941
Citable documents201043
Citable documents201150
Citable documents201256
Citable documents201355
Citable documents201454
Citable documents201551
Citable documents201658
Citable documents201757
Citable documents201858
Citable documents201955
Citable documents202055
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 documents20020
Uncited documents20034
Uncited documents200417
Uncited documents200534
Uncited documents200646
Uncited documents200737
Uncited documents200837
Uncited documents200937
Uncited documents201042
Uncited documents201151
Uncited documents201250
Uncited documents201345
Uncited documents201439
Uncited documents201534
Uncited documents201636
Uncited documents201738
Uncited documents201833
Uncited documents201943
Uncited documents202041
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20044
Cited documents20053
Cited documents20064
Cited documents200712
Cited documents20089
Cited documents20099
Cited documents20106
Cited documents20114
Cited documents201211
Cited documents201314
Cited documents201422
Cited documents201521
Cited documents201625
Cited documents201720
Cited documents201830
Cited documents201921
Cited documents202027
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