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Communication Review

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1995, 2004, 2010-ongoing
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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)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20063.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20072.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.211
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.469
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.046
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20063.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20072.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.059
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.723
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.318
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20063.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.211
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.621
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.576
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.643
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 Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20174
Self Cites20183
Total Cites20040
Total Cites20050
Total Cites20063
Total Cites20072
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20114
Total Cites201236
Total Cites2013105
Total Cites2014128
Total Cites201551
Total Cites201659
Total Cites201751
Total Cites201858
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 document20040
External Cites per document20050.000
External Cites per document20063.000
External Cites per document20072.000
External Cites per document20100
External Cites per document20110.211
External Cites per document20121.059
External Cites per document20132.167
External Cites per document20142.681
External Cites per document20151.041
External Cites per document20161.157
External Cites per document20171.000
External Cites per document20181.250
Cites per document20040.000
Cites per document20050.000
Cites per document20063.000
Cites per document20072.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.211
Cites per document20121.059
Cites per document20132.188
Cites per document20142.723
Cites per document20151.041
Cites per document20161.157
Cites per document20171.085
Cites per document20181.318
% 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 documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20178
Non-citable documents20187
Citable documents20040
Citable documents20051
Citable documents20061
Citable documents20071
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201119
Citable documents201234
Citable documents201348
Citable documents201447
Citable documents201549
Citable documents201651
Citable documents201747
Citable documents201844
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 documents20040
Uncited documents20051
Uncited documents20060
Uncited documents20070
Uncited documents20100
Uncited documents201118
Uncited documents201219
Uncited documents201323
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201528
Uncited documents201632
Uncited documents201736
Uncited documents201833
Cited documents20040
Cited documents20050
Cited documents20061
Cited documents20071
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20113
Cited documents201217
Cited documents201328
Cited documents201418
Cited documents201524
Cited documents201622
Cited documents201719
Cited documents201818
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