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Nature

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
1096
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMultidisciplinary
Multidisciplinary
PublisherNature Publishing Group
Publication typeJournals
ISSN14764687, 00280836
Coverage1869-ongoing
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.

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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
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
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)199918.282
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200016.441
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200116.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200216.196
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200316.151
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200417.392
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200517.450
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200616.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200716.154
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200816.127
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200918.586
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201022.081
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201123.850
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201225.906
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201327.659
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201427.777
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201527.968
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201627.844
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201727.141
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201826.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)199918.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200016.151
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200115.005
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200215.710
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200317.240
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200417.158
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200516.995
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200615.460
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200715.865
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200816.478
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200919.146
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201022.501
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201124.427
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201225.754
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201327.915
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201427.694
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201528.010
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201626.328
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201726.838
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201826.608
Cites / Doc. (2 years)199918.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200014.104
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200113.828
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200216.877
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200316.711
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200416.534
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200515.906
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200614.657
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200715.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200816.484
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200919.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201022.759
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201123.847
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201225.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201327.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201427.335
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201525.469
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201625.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201726.038
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201824.365
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 Cites19991192
Self Cites20001387
Self Cites20011399
Self Cites20021402
Self Cites20031372
Self Cites20041333
Self Cites20051332
Self Cites20061357
Self Cites20071118
Self Cites2008929
Self Cites20091171
Self Cites20101184
Self Cites20111244
Self Cites20121293
Self Cites20131443
Self Cites20141303
Self Cites20151372
Self Cites20161338
Self Cites20171277
Self Cites20181288
Total Cites199979949
Total Cites200080305
Total Cites200182845
Total Cites200289450
Total Cites200394526
Total Cites200491555
Total Cites200589396
Total Cites200684703
Total Cites200785162
Total Cites200885225
Total Cites200987920
Total Cites201097113
Total Cites2011102837
Total Cites2012110998
Total Cites2013123217
Total Cites2014122464
Total Cites2015121424
Total Cites2016115948
Total Cites2017119776
Total Cites2018122051
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 document199918.010
External Cites per document200015.872
External Cites per document200114.752
External Cites per document200215.463
External Cites per document200316.990
External Cites per document200416.908
External Cites per document200516.742
External Cites per document200615.212
External Cites per document200715.656
External Cites per document200816.299
External Cites per document200918.891
External Cites per document201022.226
External Cites per document201124.131
External Cites per document201225.454
External Cites per document201327.588
External Cites per document201427.400
External Cites per document201527.694
External Cites per document201626.024
External Cites per document201726.551
External Cites per document201826.327
Cites per document199918.282
Cites per document200016.151
Cites per document200115.005
Cites per document200215.710
Cites per document200317.240
Cites per document200417.158
Cites per document200516.995
Cites per document200615.460
Cites per document200715.865
Cites per document200816.478
Cites per document200919.146
Cites per document201022.501
Cites per document201124.427
Cites per document201225.754
Cites per document201327.915
Cites per document201427.694
Cites per document201528.010
Cites per document201626.328
Cites per document201726.838
Cites per document201826.608
% 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
199915.18
200017.80
200116.67
200213.77
200317.11
200417.43
200519.22
200619.03
200719.66
200820.27
200919.48
201021.81
201121.18
201221.57
201322.55
201424.52
201525.16
201623.31
201723.16
201824.06
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 documents19994341
Non-citable documents20003617
Non-citable documents20012817
Non-citable documents20022395
Non-citable documents20032643
Non-citable documents20042535
Non-citable documents20052486
Non-citable documents20062545
Non-citable documents20072587
Non-citable documents20082545
Non-citable documents20092532
Non-citable documents20102613
Non-citable documents20112936
Non-citable documents20123186
Non-citable documents20133490
Non-citable documents20143629
Non-citable documents20153619
Non-citable documents20163503
Non-citable documents20173419
Non-citable documents20183478
Citable documents19994373
Citable documents20004972
Citable documents20015521
Citable documents20025694
Citable documents20035483
Citable documents20045336
Citable documents20055260
Citable documents20065479
Citable documents20075368
Citable documents20085172
Citable documents20094592
Citable documents20104316
Citable documents20114210
Citable documents20124310
Citable documents20134414
Citable documents20144422
Citable documents20154335
Citable documents20164404
Citable documents20174463
Citable documents20184587
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 documents19994530
Uncited documents20004288
Uncited documents20013892
Uncited documents20023533
Uncited documents20033503
Uncited documents20043306
Uncited documents20053283
Uncited documents20063555
Uncited documents20073475
Uncited documents20083401
Uncited documents20093018
Uncited documents20102906
Uncited documents20112933
Uncited documents20123075
Uncited documents20133184
Uncited documents20143315
Uncited documents20153177
Uncited documents20163072
Uncited documents20173007
Uncited documents20183248
Cited documents19994184
Cited documents20004301
Cited documents20014446
Cited documents20024556
Cited documents20034623
Cited documents20044565
Cited documents20054463
Cited documents20064469
Cited documents20074480
Cited documents20084316
Cited documents20094106
Cited documents20104023
Cited documents20114213
Cited documents20124421
Cited documents20134720
Cited documents20144736
Cited documents20154777
Cited documents20164835
Cited documents20174875
Cited documents20184817
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