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Journal of Social Policy

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

2.22

h-Index

2022-2023

 74

Rank

2022-2023

 5098

SJR

2022-2023

 0.887

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Journal of Social Policy
Abbreviation J. Soc. Policy
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1)
h-index 74
Overall Rank/Ranking 5098
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.887
Impact Score 2.22
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 14697823, 00472794
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1976, 1978-1984, 1986-2022




Aim and Scope


The Journal of Social Policy carries high quality articles on all aspects of social policy in an international context. It places particular emphasis upon articles which seek to contribute to debates on the future direction of social policy, to present new empirical data, to advance theories, or to analyse issues in the making and implementation of social policies.

The Journal of Social Policy is part of the "Social Policy Package", which also includes Social Policy and Society and the Social Policy Digest. An online resource, the Social Policy Digest, was launched in 2003. The Digest provides a regularly up-dated, fully searchable, summary of policy developments and research findings across the whole range of social policy.


About Journal of Social Policy


Journal of Social Policy is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Social Policy is 5098. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.887. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 74. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Social Policy journal is 14697823, 00472794. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Journal of Social Policy is cited by a total of 382 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Journal of Social Policy Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Social Policy is 2.22, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Journal of Social Policy IF is decreased by a factor of 0.55 and approximate percentage change is -19.86% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Social Policy is 2.22. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Journal of Social Policy. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.22
2021 2.77
2020 2.73
2019 3.08
2018 2.74
2017 2.78
2016 1.84
2015 1.89
2014 1.85

Journal of Social Policy h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy has an h-index of 74. It means 74 articles of this journal have more than 74 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Journal of Social Policy ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Social Policy is 14697823, 00472794. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Social Policy is 5098. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.887. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Journal of Social Policy by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.887
2021 1.163
2020 1.425
2019 1.563
2018 1.072
2017 1.063
2016 1.309
2015 1.056
2014 0.924

Ranking of Journal of Social Policy by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5098
2021 3216
2020 2474
2019 2072
2018 3931
2017 4014
2016 2933
2015 4100
2014 4836

Journal of Social Policy Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Social Policy is published by Cambridge University Press. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1976, 1978-1984, 1986-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Journal of Social Policy is J. Soc. Policy. This abbreviation ('J. Soc. Policy') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Journal of Social Policy


If your research field is/are related to Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Social Work (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Journal of Social Policy?

Journal of Social Policy latest impact IF is 2.22. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 3.08 (2019) and 1.84 (2016), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 2.43 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Journal of Social Policy?

The Journal of Social Policy has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.887, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 1.563 in 2019 and the lowest being 0.887 in 2022. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Journal of Social Policy over the previous 9-year period stands at 2.43.


What's the latest h-index of the Journal of Social Policy?

The latest h-index of the Journal of Social Policy is 74.


Who's the publisher of the Journal of Social Policy?

The Journal of Social Policy is published by the Cambridge University Press, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Journal of Social Policy?

The Journal of Social Policy is currently ranked 5098 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 2072 in 2019 and its lowest position of 5098 in 2022.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Journal of Social Policy?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Journal of Social Policy is J. Soc. Policy.


Is the "Journal of Social Policy" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Journal of Social Policy is classified as a journal that the Cambridge University Press publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Journal of Social Policy?

The Journal of Social Policy encompasses the following areas:

  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Public Administration
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Social Work

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Journal of Social Policy?

The Journal of Social Policy is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 14697823, 00472794.


What's the best quartile of the Journal of Social Policy?

The best quartile for the Journal of Social Policy is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Journal of Social Policy?

The Journal of Social Policy coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1976, 1978-1984, 1986-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Journal of Social Policy

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.22
2021 2.77
2020 2.73
2019 3.08
2018 2.74
2017 2.78
2016 1.84
2015 1.89
2014 1.85



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