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Public Opinion Quarterly

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
94
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Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
History
History and Philosophy of Science

Social Sciences
Communication
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication typeJournals
ISSN0033362X, 15375331
Coverage1937-1965, 1967-1975, 1977-ongoing
Scope Published since 1937, Public Opinion Quarterly is among the most frequently cited journals of its kind. Such interdisciplinary leadership benefits academicians and all social science researchers by providing a trusted source for a wide range of high quality research. POQ selectively publishes important theoretical contributions to opinion and communication research, analyses of current public opinion, and investigations of methodological issues involved in survey validity—including questionnaire construction, interviewing and interviewers, sampling strategy, and mode of administration. The theoretical and methodological advances detailed in pages of POQ ensure its importance as a research resource.

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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
Communication1999Q1
Communication2000Q1
Communication2001Q1
Communication2002Q1
Communication2003Q1
Communication2004Q1
Communication2005Q1
Communication2006Q1
Communication2007Q1
Communication2008Q1
Communication2009Q1
Communication2010Q1
Communication2011Q1
Communication2012Q1
Communication2013Q1
Communication2014Q1
Communication2015Q1
Communication2016Q1
Communication2017Q1
Communication2018Q1
History1999Q1
History2000Q1
History2001Q1
History2002Q1
History2003Q1
History2004Q1
History2005Q1
History2006Q1
History2007Q1
History2008Q1
History2009Q1
History2010Q1
History2011Q1
History2012Q1
History2013Q1
History2014Q1
History2015Q1
History2016Q1
History2017Q1
History2018Q1
History and Philosophy of Science1999Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2000Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2001Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2002Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2003Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2004Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2005Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2006Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2007Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2008Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2009Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2010Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2011Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2012Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2013Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2014Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2015Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2016Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2017Q1
History and Philosophy of Science2018Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)1999Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2000Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2001Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2002Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2003Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2004Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2005Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2006Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2007Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q1
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
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
19991.215
20001.328
20010.693
20021.010
20031.246
20041.309
20051.212
20061.106
20071.528
20081.912
20092.184
20101.786
20112.308
20122.560
20133.043
20143.134
20152.954
20161.616
20172.145
20182.696
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)19991.481
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.673
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.584
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.802
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.890
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20052.147
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.128
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20073.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.268
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20093.355
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.006
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20114.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20123.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.584
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.670
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.661
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.602
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.808
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.481
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.423
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.413
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20032.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.747
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.939
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.022
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20073.242
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20103.053
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20114.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.289
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.690
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.888
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.603
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.226
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.863
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.792
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.404
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.684
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.951
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20072.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.409
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.807
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.465
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20113.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.245
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.317
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.941
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.583
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.402
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20183.786
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 Cites199913
Self Cites200011
Self Cites200115
Self Cites20026
Self Cites200318
Self Cites200414
Self Cites200522
Self Cites200629
Self Cites200727
Self Cites200818
Self Cites200922
Self Cites201028
Self Cites201199
Self Cites201235
Self Cites201322
Self Cites201433
Self Cites201521
Self Cites201615
Self Cites201723
Self Cites201814
Total Cites1999117
Total Cites2000111
Total Cites200188
Total Cites2002106
Total Cites2003157
Total Cites2004145
Total Cites2005159
Total Cites2006186
Total Cites2007308
Total Cites2008293
Total Cites2009327
Total Cites2010406
Total Cites2011599
Total Cites2012404
Total Cites2013444
Total Cites2014454
Total Cites2015339
Total Cites2016236
Total Cites2017328
Total Cites2018448
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 document19991.316
External Cites per document20001.282
External Cites per document20010.986
External Cites per document20021.333
External Cites per document20031.853
External Cites per document20041.578
External Cites per document20051.671
External Cites per document20061.707
External Cites per document20072.958
External Cites per document20082.723
External Cites per document20092.607
External Cites per document20102.842
External Cites per document20113.472
External Cites per document20122.563
External Cites per document20133.126
External Cites per document20143.165
External Cites per document20152.524
External Cites per document20161.768
External Cites per document20172.421
External Cites per document20183.500
Cites per document19991.481
Cites per document20001.423
Cites per document20011.189
Cites per document20021.413
Cites per document20032.093
Cites per document20041.747
Cites per document20051.939
Cites per document20062.022
Cites per document20073.242
Cites per document20082.901
Cites per document20092.795
Cites per document20103.053
Cites per document20114.160
Cites per document20122.806
Cites per document20133.289
Cites per document20143.414
Cites per document20152.690
Cites per document20161.888
Cites per document20172.603
Cites per document20183.613
% 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
19990.00
20004.35
20010.00
20023.57
20033.13
20047.14
20059.76
20062.63
20078.82
200812.73
20093.64
201011.11
20117.55
20129.30
201314.29
201412.77
201514.29
20166.98
201713.21
201813.33
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 documents20044
Non-citable documents20056
Non-citable documents20069
Non-citable documents200712
Non-citable documents200812
Non-citable documents200910
Non-citable documents201011
Non-citable documents201111
Non-citable documents20129
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20145
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents201814
Citable documents199979
Citable documents200078
Citable documents200174
Citable documents200275
Citable documents200375
Citable documents200483
Citable documents200582
Citable documents200692
Citable documents200795
Citable documents2008101
Citable documents2009117
Citable documents2010133
Citable documents2011144
Citable documents2012144
Citable documents2013135
Citable documents2014133
Citable documents2015126
Citable documents2016125
Citable documents2017126
Citable documents2018124
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 documents199934
Uncited documents200032
Uncited documents200136
Uncited documents200237
Uncited documents200334
Uncited documents200435
Uncited documents200536
Uncited documents200641
Uncited documents200743
Uncited documents200842
Uncited documents200949
Uncited documents201056
Uncited documents201139
Uncited documents201245
Uncited documents201339
Uncited documents201438
Uncited documents201535
Uncited documents201637
Uncited documents201743
Uncited documents201846
Cited documents199945
Cited documents200046
Cited documents200138
Cited documents200238
Cited documents200344
Cited documents200452
Cited documents200552
Cited documents200660
Cited documents200764
Cited documents200871
Cited documents200978
Cited documents201088
Cited documents2011116
Cited documents2012108
Cited documents2013102
Cited documents2014100
Cited documents201597
Cited documents201694
Cited documents201789
Cited documents201892
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