Scopus indexed social science journals

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Researchers trust Scopus to provide reliable and comprehensive research performance data and analytics. Scopus is Elsevier’s citation database, launched in 2004.

This blog post aims to provide a list of social science journals indexed in Scopus. Below are the top 50 social science journals based on their CiteScore. We describe below, in the Frequently Asked Questions section, how to download the complete list of Scopus indexed social science journals.

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Below, we have listed the top 50 Scopus indexed social science journals. Many of these research journals are also indexed on the Web of Science. To check the indexing of research journals, visit

S. NoJournalCiteScoreSNIPSJRPublisher
1MMWR Surveillance Summaries53.624.80519.961Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
2MMWR Recommendations and Reports51.639.29240.949Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
3National Vital Statistics Reports48.625.21928.083US Department of Health and Human Services
4Nature Climate Change31.35.7326.749Springer Nature
5Global Environmental Change20.23.6874.659Elsevier
6The Lancet Planetary HealthOpen Access18.54.8413.535Elsevier
7Review of Educational Research18.49.3425.969SAGE
8International Journal of Information Management18.14.8282.77Elsevier
9Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies17.912.2591.492Morgan & Claypool Publishers
10Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report17.76.4927.992US Department of Health and Human Services
11Analytic Methods in Accident Research17.63.6486.221Elsevier
12Social Issues and Policy Review17.14.6193.798Wiley-Blackwell
13Tourism Management16.54.1633.328Elsevier
14Nature Sustainability15.84.9124.514Springer Nature
15Administrative Science Quarterly15.35.38915.098Cornell University Press
16Internet and Higher Education15.14.4843.143Elsevier
17Educational Research Review14.57.313.277Elsevier
18Computers and Education14.44.4113.026Elsevier
19Transport Reviews14.34.1283.046Taylor & Francis
20Journal of Service Research14.13.9684.434SAGE
21Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies14.03.5473.185Elsevier
22Journal of Travel Research13.33.6043.403SAGE
23Leadership Quarterly13.24.3264.989Elsevier
24Journal of Industrial Ecology12.82.1062.377Wiley-Blackwell
25Progress in Human Geography12.75.0194.283SAGE
26Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change12.52.682.678Wiley-Blackwell
27American Sociological Review11.85.5466.277SAGE
28Journal of Consumer Research11.83.9858.916Oxford University Press
29Journal of Organizational Behavior11.83.5983.938Wiley-Blackwell
30Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability11.72.0152.029Elsevier
31Government Information Quarterly11.63.3932.121Elsevier
32Journal of Personality and Social Psychology11.63.7054.455APA
33Landscape and Urban Planning11.62.4761.938Elsevier
34Long Range Planning11.53.0723.852Elsevier
35Transportation Research Part B: Methodological11.52.943.15Elsevier
36New Media and Society11.43.9153.501SAGE
37Journal of Advertising11.33.9573.092Taylor & Francis
38Journal of Information Technology11.33.2471.939Springer Nature
39Ecosystem Services11.21.9842.053Elsevier
40Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions11.23.0113.028Elsevier
41Trauma, Violence, and Abuse11.14.0152.166SAGE
42Business and Society11.02.9662.983SAGE
43IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification11.02.241.338IEEE
44IEEE Communications Standards Magazine10.92.471.509IEEE
45Tobacco Control10.92.4832.715BMJ Publishing Group
46European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal ContextOpen Access10.72.0852.021Elsevier
47Sustainable Cities and Society10.72.3471.645Elsevier
48User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction10.53.7931.092Springer Nature
49Annual Review of Sociology10.47.4243.866Annual Reviews Inc.
50Artificial Intelligence Review10.43.8241.195Springer Nature
Scopus indexed social science journals

Frequently Asked Questions

How to check Scopus indexed journals?

Go to the official website of Scopus and enter a journal title to check its indexing and other details.check Scopus indexed journals

How to get the complete list of social science Scopus indexed journals?

Visit the Scopus official website. Choose a Subject area and a value of the subject area from the drop-down boxes and finally click on apply button. For example, I have selected the chemistry subject to get the complete list of Scopus indexed journals in this subject.
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