Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Nature

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

H-Index

1226

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

00280836, 14764687

Coverage

1869-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

nature@nature.com

Scope

Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Multidisciplinary1999Q1
Multidisciplinary2000Q1
Multidisciplinary2001Q1
Multidisciplinary2002Q1
Multidisciplinary2003Q1
Multidisciplinary2004Q1
Multidisciplinary2005Q1
Multidisciplinary2006Q1
Multidisciplinary2007Q1
Multidisciplinary2008Q1
Multidisciplinary2009Q1
Multidisciplinary2010Q1
Multidisciplinary2011Q1
Multidisciplinary2012Q1
Multidisciplinary2013Q1
Multidisciplinary2014Q1
Multidisciplinary2015Q1
Multidisciplinary2016Q1
Multidisciplinary2017Q1
Multidisciplinary2018Q1
Multidisciplinary2019Q1
Multidisciplinary2020Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
199915.599
200011.917
20019.874
200210.114
200311.384
200411.222
200510.333
20069.702
200710.344
200813.170
200915.185
201016.465
201117.598
201217.546
201319.690
201418.780
201519.669
201618.389
201717.875
201816.345
201914.047
202015.993
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
19992516
20002742
20012625
20022524
20032466
20042513
20052769
20062481
20072378
20082403
20092373
20102464
20112528
20122565
20132526
20142373
20152512
20163108
20173062
20183003
20192948
20203189
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)19999.370
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20009.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20019.897
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200210.938
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200311.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200412.140
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200512.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200611.878
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200712.148
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200812.011
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200913.525
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201014.432
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201114.884
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201215.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201316.044
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201415.366
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201515.621
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201615.718
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201715.914
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201815.865
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201915.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202015.142
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19999.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20009.534
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200110.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200211.285
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200311.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200411.996
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200511.877
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200611.499
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200711.877
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200812.286
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200913.645
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201014.426
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201114.900
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201215.223
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201315.852
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201415.186
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201515.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201614.878
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201715.897
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201815.382
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201913.753
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202014.966
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19999.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20009.372
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200110.197
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200211.627
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200311.549
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200411.673
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200511.116
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200610.842
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200711.964
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200812.102
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200913.424
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201014.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201114.280
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201214.584
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201315.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201414.745
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201513.940
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201614.934
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201715.177
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201812.942
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201913.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202014.956
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites19991195
Self Cites20001383
Self Cites20011393
Self Cites20021399
Self Cites20031372
Self Cites20041331
Self Cites20051314
Self Cites20061406
Self Cites20071179
Self Cites20081075
Self Cites20091310
Self Cites20101279
Self Cites20111296
Self Cites20121257
Self Cites20131326
Self Cites20141184
Self Cites20151246
Self Cites20161220
Self Cites20171140
Self Cites20181121
Self Cites2019942
Self Cites20201142
Total Cites199979797
Total Cites200080150
Total Cites200182634
Total Cites200288962
Total Cites200394166
Total Cites200491351
Total Cites200589111
Total Cites200689093
Total Cites200792200
Total Cites200893717
Total Cites200999092
Total Cites2010103205
Total Cites2011107873
Total Cites2012112114
Total Cites2013119792
Total Cites2014115705
Total Cites2015115643
Total Cites2016110259
Total Cites2017127064
Total Cites2018133547
Total Cites2019126159
Total Cites2020134891
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document199917.995
External Cites per document200015.836
External Cites per document200114.704
External Cites per document200215.370
External Cites per document200316.980
External Cites per document200416.982
External Cites per document200516.871
External Cites per document200616.220
External Cites per document200716.896
External Cites per document200817.533
External Cites per document200920.174
External Cites per document201022.221
External Cites per document201124.200
External Cites per document201225.310
External Cites per document201327.159
External Cites per document201426.497
External Cites per document201527.218
External Cites per document201625.518
External Cites per document201728.336
External Cites per document201829.022
External Cites per document201927.557
External Cites per document202033.033
Cites per document19999.370
Cites per document20009.534
Cites per document200110.119
Cites per document200211.285
Cites per document200311.933
Cites per document200411.996
Cites per document200511.877
Cites per document200611.499
Cites per document200711.877
Cites per document200812.286
Cites per document200913.645
Cites per document201014.426
Cites per document201114.900
Cites per document201215.223
Cites per document201315.852
Cites per document201415.186
Cites per document201515.493
Cites per document201614.878
Cites per document201715.897
Cites per document201815.382
Cites per document201913.753
Cites per document202014.966
% 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
199915.50
200018.20
200117.03
200214.70
200317.72
200418.03
200519.86
200619.63
200720.61
200820.81
200920.31
201022.52
201121.68
201221.91
201322.96
201424.95
201525.68
201619.59
201719.50
201820.51
201920.83
202022.17
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19994148
Non-citable documents20003433
Non-citable documents20012641
Non-citable documents20022186
Non-citable documents20032426
Non-citable documents20042314
Non-citable documents20052299
Non-citable documents20062342
Non-citable documents20072376
Non-citable documents20082344
Non-citable documents20092415
Non-citable documents20102567
Non-citable documents20112836
Non-citable documents20122985
Non-citable documents20133195
Non-citable documents20143297
Non-citable documents20153261
Non-citable documents20163138
Non-citable documents20173549
Non-citable documents20184119
Non-citable documents20194629
Non-citable documents20204964
Citable documents19994368
Citable documents20004974
Citable documents20015525
Citable documents20025697
Citable documents20035465
Citable documents20045301
Citable documents20055204
Citable documents20065406
Citable documents20075387
Citable documents20085284
Citable documents20094847
Citable documents20104587
Citable documents20114404
Citable documents20124380
Citable documents20134362
Citable documents20144322
Citable documents20154203
Citable documents20164273
Citable documents20174444
Citable documents20184563
Citable documents20194544
Citable documents20204049
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents19994358
Uncited documents20004139
Uncited documents20013748
Uncited documents20023361
Uncited documents20033299
Uncited documents20043082
Uncited documents20053082
Uncited documents20063274
Uncited documents20073231
Uncited documents20083173
Uncited documents20092901
Uncited documents20102870
Uncited documents20112852
Uncited documents20122905
Uncited documents20132929
Uncited documents20143011
Uncited documents20152843
Uncited documents20162737
Uncited documents20173222
Uncited documents20183932
Uncited documents20194548
Uncited documents20204384
Cited documents19994158
Cited documents20004268
Cited documents20014418
Cited documents20024522
Cited documents20034592
Cited documents20044533
Cited documents20054421
Cited documents20064474
Cited documents20074532
Cited documents20084455
Cited documents20094361
Cited documents20104284
Cited documents20114388
Cited documents20124460
Cited documents20134628
Cited documents20144608
Cited documents20154621
Cited documents20164674
Cited documents20174771
Cited documents20184750
Cited documents20194625
Cited documents20204629
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