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Social Policy and Administration

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

4.08

h-Index

2022-2023

 70

Rank

2022-2023

 4682

SJR

2022-2023

 0.937

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 Social Policy and Administration
Abbreviation Soc. Policy Adm.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Work (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 70
Overall Rank/Ranking 4682
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.937
Impact Score 4.08
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 01445596, 14679515
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1967-2022




Aim and Scope


Social Policy & Administration is the longest established journal in its field. Whilst remaining faithful to its tradition in academic excellence, the journal also seeks to engender debate about topical and controversial issues. Typical numbers contain papers clustered around a theme. The journal is international in scope. Quality contributions are received from scholars world-wide and cover social policy issues not only in Europe but in the USA, Canada, Australia and Asia Pacific.


About Social Policy and Administration


Social Policy and Administration is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Work (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. The overall rank of Social Policy and Administration is 4682. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.937. 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 70. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Social Policy and Administration journal is 01445596, 14679515. 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. Social Policy and Administration is cited by a total of 872 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Social Policy and Administration Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Social Policy and Administration is 4.08, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Social Policy and Administration IF is increased by a factor of 1.71 and approximate percentage change is 72.15% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising 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

Social Policy and Administration Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Social Policy and Administration is 4.08. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


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


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.08
2021 2.37
2020 2.68
2019 2.38
2018 1.71
2017 1.87
2016 1.94
2015 1.77
2014 1.58

Social Policy and Administration h-index


  Table Setting

Social Policy and Administration has an h-index of 70. It means 70 articles of this journal have more than 70 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.




Social Policy and Administration ISSN


The ISSN of Social Policy and Administration is 01445596, 14679515. 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

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


The overall rank of Social Policy and Administration is 4682. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.937. 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 Social Policy and Administration by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.937
2021 0.925
2020 0.972
2019 0.942
2018 0.626
2017 0.808
2016 0.994
2015 0.819
2014 1.015

Ranking of Social Policy and Administration by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4682
2021 4603
2020 4563
2019 4734
2018 7691
2017 5765
2016 4467
2015 5753
2014 4243

Social Policy and Administration Publisher


Table Setting

Social Policy and Administration is published by Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1967-2022. 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 Social Policy and Administration is Soc. Policy Adm.. This abbreviation ('Soc. Policy Adm.') 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 Social Policy and Administration


If your research field is/are related to Development (Q1); Public Administration (Q1); Social Work (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (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 Social Policy and Administration?

Social Policy and Administration latest impact IF is 4.08. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 4.08 (2022) and 1.58 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 2.26 in the previous 9 years.


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

The Social Policy and Administration has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.937, 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 1.015 in 2014 and the lowest being 0.626 in 2018. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Social Policy and Administration over the previous 9-year period stands at 2.26.


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

The latest h-index of the Social Policy and Administration is 70.


Who's the publisher of the Social Policy and Administration?

The Social Policy and Administration is published by the Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Social Policy and Administration?

The Social Policy and Administration is currently ranked 4682 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 4243 in 2014 and its lowest position of 7691 in 2018.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Social Policy and Administration?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Social Policy and Administration is Soc. Policy Adm..


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

Social Policy and Administration is classified as a journal that the Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd publishes.


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

The Social Policy and Administration encompasses the following areas:

  • Development
  • Public Administration
  • Social Work
  • Sociology and Political Science

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


What's the ISSN of the Social Policy and Administration?

The Social Policy and Administration is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 01445596, 14679515.


What's the best quartile of the Social Policy and Administration?

The best quartile for the Social Policy and Administration is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Social Policy and Administration?

The Social Policy and Administration coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1967-2022.


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 Social Policy and Administration

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 4.08
2021 2.37
2020 2.68
2019 2.38
2018 1.71
2017 1.87
2016 1.94
2015 1.77
2014 1.58



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