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Korean Journal of Urology

Country South Korea  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Korea
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
PublisherKorean Urological Association
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Korean Journal of Urology is the official English-language journal of the Korean Urological Association. It is a peer-reviewed, monthly publication covering clinical and basic science information relevant to physicians and researchers in the field of urology. The incidences, characteristics, and management of diseases vary according to region and race, and the Korean Journal of Urology will provide international readers accesses to Asian data on various urological diseases. Topics include urological oncology, laparoscopy/robotics, lasers in urology, voiding dysfunction, female urology, sexual dysfunction, male infertility, pediatric urology, investigative urology, and innovative treatments, providing readers with an up-to-date guide to international developments in urology.


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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.


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)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.223
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.302
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.364
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.967
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.244
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.223
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.335
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.209
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.431
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.861
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.293
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.449
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.199
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.491
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.244
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.225
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.366
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.199
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.562
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.277
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.323
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.395
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.197
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.619
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 Cites20050
Self Cites200647
Self Cites2007108
Self Cites2008144
Self Cites2009207
Self Cites201086
Self Cites2011109
Self Cites201266
Self Cites201363
Self Cites201431
Self Cites201557
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20170
Total Cites20050
Total Cites200650
Total Cites2007119
Total Cites2008160
Total Cites2009227
Total Cites2010134
Total Cites2011246
Total Cites2012445
Total Cites2013624
Total Cites2014605
Total Cites2015662
Total Cites2016500
Total Cites2017398
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 document20050
External Cites per document20060.012
External Cites per document20070.023
External Cites per document20080.022
External Cites per document20090.029
External Cites per document20100.075
External Cites per document20110.240
External Cites per document20120.733
External Cites per document20131.199
External Cites per document20141.226
External Cites per document20151.324
External Cites per document20161.187
External Cites per document20171.491
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20060.205
Cites per document20070.244
Cites per document20080.223
Cites per document20090.335
Cites per document20100.209
Cites per document20110.431
Cites per document20120.861
Cites per document20131.333
Cites per document20141.293
Cites per document20151.449
Cites per document20161.199
Cites per document20171.491
% 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 documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents201114
Non-citable documents201217
Non-citable documents201316
Non-citable documents201417
Non-citable documents201525
Non-citable documents201640
Non-citable documents201730
Citable documents20050
Citable documents2006244
Citable documents2007488
Citable documents2008716
Citable documents2009678
Citable documents2010641
Citable documents2011571
Citable documents2012517
Citable documents2013468
Citable documents2014468
Citable documents2015457
Citable documents2016417
Citable documents2017267
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 documents20050
Uncited documents2006202
Uncited documents2007401
Uncited documents2008586
Uncited documents2009499
Uncited documents2010541
Uncited documents2011418
Uncited documents2012313
Uncited documents2013197
Uncited documents2014211
Uncited documents2015184
Uncited documents2016205
Uncited documents2017126
Cited documents20050
Cited documents200642
Cited documents200787
Cited documents2008130
Cited documents2009179
Cited documents2010103
Cited documents2011167
Cited documents2012221
Cited documents2013287
Cited documents2014274
Cited documents2015298
Cited documents2016252
Cited documents2017171
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