Scimago Journal & Country Rank

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CountryUnited Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Urban Studies
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Inc.
Publication typeJournals

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.

Urban Studies2009Q2
Urban Studies2010Q1
Urban Studies2011Q1
Urban Studies2012Q1
Urban Studies2013Q1
Urban Studies2014Q1
Urban Studies2015Q1
Urban Studies2016Q1

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)20090.864
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.205
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.723
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.410
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.792
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.325
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.864
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.354
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.984
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.661
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.729
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.061
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.864
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.419
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.205
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.550
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.095
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.651
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 Cites20093
Self Cites20106
Self Cites201110
Self Cites201216
Self Cites20137
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20168
Total Cites200919
Total Cites201053
Total Cites201188
Total Cites2012121
Total Cites201393
Total Cites2014112
Total Cites2015102
Total Cites201670
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 document20090.727
External Cites per document20101.068
External Cites per document20111.200
External Cites per document20121.721
External Cites per document20131.536
External Cites per document20141.741
External Cites per document20151.542
External Cites per document20160.939
Cites per document20090.864
Cites per document20101.205
Cites per document20111.354
Cites per document20121.984
Cites per document20131.661
Cites per document20141.931
Cites per document20151.729
Cites per document20161.061
% 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 documents20094
Non-citable documents201011
Non-citable documents201113
Non-citable documents201211
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents201614
Citable documents200922
Citable documents201044
Citable documents201165
Citable documents201261
Citable documents201356
Citable documents201458
Citable documents201559
Citable documents201666
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 documents200916
Uncited documents201026
Uncited documents201140
Uncited documents201225
Uncited documents201319
Uncited documents201418
Uncited documents201524
Uncited documents201650
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201029
Cited documents201138
Cited documents201247
Cited documents201342
Cited documents201443
Cited documents201537
Cited documents201630
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