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Journal of Rural Studies

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

5.41

h-Index

2022-2023

 124

Rank

2022-2023

 2658

SJR

2022-2023

 1.316

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 Rural Studies
Abbreviation J. Rural Stud.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Development (Q1); Forestry (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 124
Overall Rank/Ranking 2658
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 1.316
Impact Score 5.41
Publisher Elsevier Ltd.
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 07430167
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1985-2022




About Journal of Rural Studies


Journal of Rural Studies is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Development (Q1); Forestry (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1); Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Elsevier Ltd.. The overall rank of Journal of Rural Studies is 2658. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.316. 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 124. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Rural Studies journal is 07430167. 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 Rural Studies is cited by a total of 4501 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Journal of Rural Studies Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Rural Studies is 5.41, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Journal of Rural Studies IF is increased by a factor of 0.47 and approximate percentage change is 9.51% 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

Journal of Rural Studies Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Rural Studies is 5.41. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Journal of Rural Studies. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.41
2021 4.94
2020 4.59
2019 4.10
2018 3.58
2017 2.99
2016 3.02
2015 3.20
2014 3.95

Journal of Rural Studies h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Rural Studies has an h-index of 124. It means 124 articles of this journal have more than 124 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 Rural Studies ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Rural Studies is 07430167. 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 Rural Studies Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Rural Studies is 2658. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 1.316. 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 Rural Studies by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.316
2021 1.292
2020 1.497
2019 1.624
2018 1.415
2017 1.113
2016 1.273
2015 1.339
2014 1.390

Ranking of Journal of Rural Studies by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2658
2021 2719
2020 2288
2019 1938
2018 2496
2017 3765
2016 3053
2015 2875
2014 2611

Journal of Rural Studies Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Rural Studies is published by Elsevier Ltd.. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1985-2022. 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 Rural Studies is J. Rural Stud.. This abbreviation ('J. Rural Stud.') 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 Rural Studies


If your research field is/are related to Development (Q1); Forestry (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (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 Journal of Rural Studies?

Journal of Rural Studies latest impact IF is 5.41. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 5.41 (2022) and 2.99 (2017), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.98 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The Journal of Rural Studies has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 1.316, 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 1.624 in 2019 and the lowest being 1.113 in 2017. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Journal of Rural Studies over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.98.


What's the latest h-index of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The latest h-index of the Journal of Rural Studies is 124.


Who's the publisher of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The Journal of Rural Studies is published by the Elsevier Ltd., with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The Journal of Rural Studies is currently ranked 2658 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 1938 in 2019 and its lowest position of 3765 in 2017.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Journal of Rural Studies?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Journal of Rural Studies is J. Rural Stud..


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

Journal of Rural Studies is classified as a journal that the Elsevier Ltd. publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The Journal of Rural Studies encompasses the following areas:

  • Development
  • Forestry
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • 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 Journal of Rural Studies?

The Journal of Rural Studies is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 07430167.


What's the best quartile of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The best quartile for the Journal of Rural Studies is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Journal of Rural Studies?

The Journal of Rural Studies coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1985-2022.


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 Rural Studies

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 5.41
2021 4.94
2020 4.59
2019 4.10
2018 3.58
2017 2.99
2016 3.02
2015 3.20
2014 3.95



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