Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Regional Studies, Regional Scienceopen access

Country

United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

Taylor and Francis Ltd.

H-Index

17

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

21681376

Coverage

2014-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

a.j.rae@sheffield.ac.uk

Scope

Regional Studies, Regional Science is an interdisciplinary open access journal from the Regional Studies Association, first published in 2014. We particularly welcome submissions from authors working on regional issues in geography, economics, planning, and political science. The journal features a streamlined peer-review process and quick turnaround times from submission to acceptance. Authors will normally receive a decision on their manuscript within 60 days of submission. 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
Economics and Econometrics2015Q4
Economics and Econometrics2016Q3
Economics and Econometrics2017Q2
Economics and Econometrics2018Q2
Economics and Econometrics2019Q2
Economics and Econometrics2020Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2015Q3
Geography, Planning and Development2016Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2017Q1
Geography, Planning and Development2018Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2019Q2
Geography, Planning and Development2020Q2
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q2
Sociology and Political Science2017Q1
Sociology and Political Science2018Q2
Sociology and Political Science2019Q2
Sociology and Political Science2020Q1
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
20150.190
20160.330
20170.628
20180.506
20190.546
20200.588
Total Documents

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

YearDocuments
201435
201541
201643
201725
201834
201950
202044
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)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.840
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.681
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.238
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20202.132
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.829
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.474
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.840
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.633
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.814
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.982
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.829
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.905
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.838
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20202.095
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 Cites20140
Self Cites20155
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201717
Self Cites20188
Self Cites201910
Self Cites202011
Total Cites20140
Total Cites201529
Total Cites2016112
Total Cites2017219
Total Cites2018178
Total Cites2019185
Total Cites2020216
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 document20140
External Cites per document20150.800
External Cites per document20161.554
External Cites per document20171.924
External Cites per document20181.735
External Cites per document20191.823
External Cites per document20201.952
Cites per document20140.000
Cites per document20150.829
Cites per document20161.474
Cites per document20171.840
Cites per document20181.633
Cites per document20191.814
Cites per document20201.982
% 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
20148.57
201519.51
201618.60
201712.00
201826.47
201924.00
202031.82
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 documents20140
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents201611
Non-citable documents201714
Non-citable documents201811
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents20204
Citable documents20140
Citable documents201530
Citable documents201665
Citable documents2017105
Citable documents201898
Citable documents201996
Citable documents2020105
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 documents20140
Uncited documents201519
Uncited documents201630
Uncited documents201743
Uncited documents201845
Uncited documents201942
Uncited documents202037
Cited documents20140
Cited documents201516
Cited documents201646
Cited documents201776
Cited documents201864
Cited documents201960
Cited documents202072
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