Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Global Crime

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Political Science and International Relations
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Publication typeJournals
Scope Global Crime is a social science journal devoted to the study of crime broadly conceived. Its focus is deliberately broad and multi-disciplinary and its first aim is to make the best scholarship on crime available to specialists and non-specialists alike. It endorses no particular orthodoxy and draws on authors from a variety of disciplines, including history, sociology, criminology, economics, political science, anthropology and area studies. The editors welcome contributions on any topic relating to crime, including organized criminality, its history, activities, relations with the state, its penetration of the economy and its perception in popular culture.


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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.

Political Science and International Relations2008Q2
Political Science and International Relations2009Q2
Political Science and International Relations2010Q2
Political Science and International Relations2011Q2
Political Science and International Relations2012Q2
Political Science and International Relations2013Q1
Political Science and International Relations2014Q1
Political Science and International Relations2015Q2
Political Science and International Relations2016Q2
Political Science and International Relations2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2008Q3
Sociology and Political Science2009Q3
Sociology and Political Science2010Q2
Sociology and Political Science2011Q2
Sociology and Political Science2012Q2
Sociology and Political Science2013Q2
Sociology and Political Science2014Q1
Sociology and Political Science2015Q2
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q2

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.421
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.486
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.651
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.791
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.415
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.480
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.485
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.754
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.421
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.486
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.651
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.794
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.520
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.421
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.341
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.082
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.515
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.083
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.455
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20102
Self Cites201114
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20139
Self Cites20144
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20164
Self Cites20174
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20088
Total Cites200918
Total Cites201041
Total Cites201172
Total Cites201254
Total Cites201384
Total Cites201473
Total Cites201569
Total Cites201668
Total Cites201776
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.421
External Cites per document20090.432
External Cites per document20100.619
External Cites per document20110.866
External Cites per document20120.765
External Cites per document20131.339
External Cites per document20141.327
External Cites per document20151.160
External Cites per document20161.231
External Cites per document20171.440
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.421
Cites per document20090.486
Cites per document20100.651
Cites per document20111.075
Cites per document20120.794
Cites per document20131.500
Cites per document20141.404
Cites per document20151.380
Cites per document20161.308
Cites per document20171.520
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20081
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20105
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20173
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200819
Citable documents200937
Citable documents201063
Citable documents201167
Citable documents201268
Citable documents201356
Citable documents201452
Citable documents201550
Citable documents201652
Citable documents201750
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200815
Uncited documents200929
Uncited documents201045
Uncited documents201137
Uncited documents201242
Uncited documents201329
Uncited documents201425
Uncited documents201522
Uncited documents201624
Uncited documents201724
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20085
Cited documents200910
Cited documents201023
Cited documents201136
Cited documents201231
Cited documents201332
Cited documents201430
Cited documents201533
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201729
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