Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Hong Kong Law Journal

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell Ltd.

H-Index

8

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

03780600

Coverage

1985, 2010-2014, 2016-2017

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

hklj@hku.hk

Scope

The Hong Kong Law Journal was founded in 1971 and is the leading scholarly journal in the English language on common law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and law in the mainland PRC. It is a peer-reviewed journal, providing up-to-date, academic, authoritative and critical analysis of current legal issues in Hong Kong and the PRC. In addition, the journal accepts and publishes comparative, jurisprudential, international, and interdisciplinary material relevant to the study of law. 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
Law2011Q3
Law2012Q3
Law2013Q3
Law2014Q3
Law2015Q4
Law2016Q4
Law2017Q4
Law2018Q4
Law2019Q4
Law2020Q4
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
20110.160
20120.228
20130.212
20140.164
20150.103
20160.134
20170.114
20180.100
20190.106
20200.112
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
201039
201144
201241
201340
201443
20150
201640
20172
20180
20190
20200
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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.256
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.229
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.266
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.210
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.238
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.256
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.266
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.184
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.113
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.229
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.256
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.229
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.271
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.123
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.120
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.209
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.071
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.000
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20116
Self Cites20128
Self Cites201314
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20100
Total Cites201110
Total Cites201219
Total Cites201333
Total Cites201423
Total Cites201514
Total Cites201616
Total Cites201719
Total Cites20183
Total Cites201910
Total Cites20200
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.114
External Cites per document20120.145
External Cites per document20130.167
External Cites per document20140.161
External Cites per document20150.117
External Cites per document20160.171
External Cites per document20170.232
External Cites per document20180.073
External Cites per document20190.244
External Cites per document20200.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.256
Cites per document20120.229
Cites per document20130.266
Cites per document20140.184
Cites per document20150.113
Cites per document20160.193
Cites per document20170.229
Cites per document20180.071
Cites per document20190.238
Cites per document20200.000
% 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
20105.13
20119.09
201219.51
20135.00
201411.63
20150
201617.50
20170.00
20180
20190
20200
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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents201310
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201135
Citable documents201276
Citable documents2013114
Citable documents2014118
Citable documents2015120
Citable documents201682
Citable documents201782
Citable documents201841
Citable documents201941
Citable documents20202
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 documents20100
Uncited documents201131
Uncited documents201267
Uncited documents201396
Uncited documents2014106
Uncited documents2015111
Uncited documents201669
Uncited documents201768
Uncited documents201840
Uncited documents201933
Uncited documents20202
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20118
Cited documents201216
Cited documents201328
Cited documents201419
Cited documents201513
Cited documents201614
Cited documents201715
Cited documents20182
Cited documents20199
Cited documents20200
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