Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Political Communication

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Taylor and Francis Ltd.

H-Index

90

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

10584609, 10917675

Coverage

1980-2021

Information

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Scope

Political Communication is an international journal, published quarterly, that features cutting-edge theory-driven empirical research at the intersection of politics and communication. Its expansive subject is the site of rapid changes and pressing policy concerns worldwide. The journal welcomes all research methods and analytical viewpoints that advance understanding of the practices, processes, content, effects, and policy implications of political communication. Regular symposium issues explore key issues in depth. 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
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
Communication2019Q1
Communication2020Q1
Communication2021Q1
Sociology and Political Science1999Q1
Sociology and Political Science2000Q1
Sociology and Political Science2001Q1
Sociology and Political Science2002Q1
Sociology and Political Science2003Q1
Sociology and Political Science2004Q1
Sociology and Political Science2005Q1
Sociology and Political Science2006Q1
Sociology and Political Science2007Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q1
Sociology and Political Science2009Q1
Sociology and Political Science2010Q1
Sociology and Political Science2011Q1
Sociology and Political Science2012Q1
Sociology and Political Science2013Q1
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q1
Sociology and Political Science2016Q1
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q1
Sociology and Political Science2019Q1
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
Sociology and Political Science2021Q1
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
19990.904
20001.002
20010.956
20021.740
20030.782
20040.888
20051.087
20061.649
20071.236
20080.997
20091.047
20101.017
20111.670
20122.905
20132.148
20142.054
20151.891
20162.409
20172.713
20182.825
20193.434
20203.405
20213.371
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
199923
200034
200126
200226
200323
200430
200528
200628
200727
200820
200923
201022
201120
201221
201331
201431
201531
201634
201739
201851
201945
202059
202140
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)19990.510
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.656
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.060
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.284
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.807
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.886
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.953
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.936
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.858
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.816
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.967
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.447
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.314
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.021
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.796
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.930
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.126
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.778
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.129
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20205.083
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.510
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.744
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.373
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.480
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.570
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.790
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.709
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.699
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20113.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20123.092
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.694
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.120
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.957
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.817
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.177
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20204.756
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.013
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.660
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.982
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.967
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.898
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.528
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.345
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.554
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.945
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.702
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.721
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.289
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.390
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.442
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.603
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.689
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20204.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20216.423
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 Cites19999
Self Cites20009
Self Cites200112
Self Cites200213
Self Cites20036
Self Cites20049
Self Cites20055
Self Cites200614
Self Cites200710
Self Cites20084
Self Cites20094
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20115
Self Cites201211
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201414
Self Cites201511
Self Cites201614
Self Cites201721
Self Cites201816
Self Cites201919
Self Cites202040
Self Cites202129
Total Cites199952
Total Cites200061
Total Cites200184
Total Cites2002114
Total Cites200394
Total Cites2004111
Total Cites2005124
Total Cites2006145
Total Cites2007147
Total Cites2008141
Total Cites2009163
Total Cites2010140
Total Cites2011197
Total Cites2012201
Total Cites2013160
Total Cites2014194
Total Cites2015176
Total Cites2016275
Total Cites2017280
Total Cites2018397
Total Cites2019518
Total Cites2020642
Total Cites20211087
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 document19990.422
External Cites per document20000.634
External Cites per document20010.857
External Cites per document20021.217
External Cites per document20031.060
External Cites per document20041.417
External Cites per document20051.566
External Cites per document20061.617
External Cites per document20071.631
External Cites per document20081.756
External Cites per document20092.271
External Cites per document20101.970
External Cites per document20112.954
External Cites per document20122.969
External Cites per document20132.387
External Cites per document20142.535
External Cites per document20152.012
External Cites per document20162.868
External Cites per document20172.878
External Cites per document20184.379
External Cites per document20195.802
External Cites per document20206.764
External Cites per document20219.200
Cites per document19990.510
Cites per document20000.744
Cites per document20011.000
Cites per document20021.373
Cites per document20031.093
Cites per document20041.480
Cites per document20051.570
Cites per document20061.790
Cites per document20071.709
Cites per document20081.699
Cites per document20092.173
Cites per document20102.000
Cites per document20113.031
Cites per document20123.092
Cites per document20132.540
Cites per document20142.694
Cites per document20152.120
Cites per document20162.957
Cites per document20172.917
Cites per document20183.817
Cites per document20194.177
Cites per document20204.756
Cites per document20217.013
% 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
199913.04
20002.94
20010.00
20020.00
20038.70
20046.67
200510.71
20067.14
20077.41
200880.00
20098.70
201013.64
20115.00
201219.05
20139.68
201419.35
201516.13
201614.71
201723.08
201813.73
201920.00
202027.12
202122.50
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20033
Non-citable documents20043
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents201817
Non-citable documents201938
Non-citable documents202046
Non-citable documents202140
Citable documents1999102
Citable documents200082
Citable documents200184
Citable documents200283
Citable documents200383
Citable documents200472
Citable documents200576
Citable documents200681
Citable documents200784
Citable documents200878
Citable documents200970
Citable documents201067
Citable documents201165
Citable documents201264
Citable documents201362
Citable documents201471
Citable documents201582
Citable documents201691
Citable documents201790
Citable documents201887
Citable documents201986
Citable documents202089
Citable documents2021115
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 documents199974
Uncited documents200041
Uncited documents200144
Uncited documents200242
Uncited documents200342
Uncited documents200429
Uncited documents200529
Uncited documents200634
Uncited documents200736
Uncited documents200841
Uncited documents200925
Uncited documents201021
Uncited documents20119
Uncited documents201214
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201417
Uncited documents201519
Uncited documents201620
Uncited documents201716
Uncited documents201826
Uncited documents201941
Uncited documents202038
Uncited documents202131
Cited documents199928
Cited documents200041
Cited documents200140
Cited documents200241
Cited documents200344
Cited documents200446
Cited documents200550
Cited documents200647
Cited documents200750
Cited documents200842
Cited documents200950
Cited documents201049
Cited documents201156
Cited documents201251
Cited documents201340
Cited documents201455
Cited documents201564
Cited documents201673
Cited documents201780
Cited documents201878
Cited documents201983
Cited documents202097
Cited documents2021124
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