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Journal of Democracy

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

3.07

h-Index

2022-2023

 98

Rank

2022-2023

 1024

SJR

2022-2023

 2.322

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 Democracy
Abbreviation J. Democr.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Sociology and Political Science (Q1)
h-index 98
Overall Rank/Ranking 1024
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2.322
Impact Score 3.07
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
Country United States
ISSN 10455736, 10863214
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1996-2022




About Journal of Democracy


Journal of Democracy is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Sociology and Political Science (Q1). It is published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The overall rank of Journal of Democracy is 1024. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.322. 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 98. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Journal of Democracy journal is 10455736, 10863214. 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 Democracy is cited by a total of 649 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Journal of Democracy Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Democracy is 3.07, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Journal of Democracy IF is decreased by a factor of 1.55 and approximate percentage change is -33.55% 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 Democracy Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Journal of Democracy is 3.07. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Journal of Democracy. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.07
2021 4.62
2020 4.38
2019 3.81
2018 4.47
2017 4.17
2016 2.60
2015 2.58
2014 2.28

Journal of Democracy h-index


  Table Setting

Journal of Democracy has an h-index of 98. It means 98 articles of this journal have more than 98 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 Democracy ISSN


The ISSN of Journal of Democracy is 10455736, 10863214. 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 Democracy Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Journal of Democracy is 1024. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 2.322. 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 Democracy by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 2.322
2021 2.372
2020 2.580
2019 1.736
2018 2.916
2017 1.579
2016 1.978
2015 2.504
2014 1.693

Ranking of Journal of Democracy by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1024
2021 928
2020 860
2019 1716
2018 686
2017 2110
2016 1439
2015 931
2014 1883

Journal of Democracy Publisher


Table Setting

Journal of Democracy is published by Johns Hopkins University Press. It's publishing house is located in United States. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1996-2022. 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 Democracy is J. Democr.. This abbreviation ('J. Democr.') 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 Democracy


If your research field is/are related to 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 Democracy?

Journal of Democracy latest impact IF is 3.07. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 4.62 (2021) and 2.28 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 3.55 in the previous 9 years.


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

The Journal of Democracy has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 2.322, 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 2.916 in 2018 and the lowest being 1.579 in 2017. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Journal of Democracy over the previous 9-year period stands at 3.55.


What's the latest h-index of the Journal of Democracy?

The latest h-index of the Journal of Democracy is 98.


Who's the publisher of the Journal of Democracy?

The Journal of Democracy is published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, with its country of publication being the United States.


What's the current ranking of the Journal of Democracy?

The Journal of Democracy is currently ranked 1024 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 686 in 2018 and its lowest position of 2110 in 2017.


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

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Journal of Democracy is J. Democr..


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

Journal of Democracy is classified as a journal that the Johns Hopkins University Press publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Journal of Democracy?

The Journal of Democracy encompasses the following areas:

  • 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 Democracy?

The Journal of Democracy is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 10455736, 10863214.


What's the best quartile of the Journal of Democracy?

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


What's the coverage history of the Journal of Democracy?

The Journal of Democracy coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1996-2022.


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 Democracy

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.07
2021 4.62
2020 4.38
2019 3.81
2018 4.47
2017 4.17
2016 2.60
2015 2.58
2014 2.28



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