Table 5. 
Distribution of journal status endowments by journal characteristics
Journal Impact FactorDOAJ SealScopus coverage
Language 
English only (n = 5683) 18.5% 22.2% 42.1% 
Partial English (n = 3774) 4.1% 2.6% 13.8% 
No English (n = 2670) 0.8% 0.6% 5.8% 
Publisher type 
Large for-profit publisher (n = 1467) 34.0% 35.4% 62.5% 
Not-for-profit organization (n = 949) 9.2% 7.6% 21.4% 
University press (n = 381) 7.6% 7.1% 24.4% 
Professional association (n = 609) 20.7% 5.4% 30.4% 
Small for-profit publisher (n = 1611) 16.9% 36.4% 45.4% 
University (n = 5051) 2.3% 2.0% 11.2% 
Uncategorized (n = 2059) 4.9% 1.9% 18.1% 
World Bank geographic region 
East Asia & Pacific (n = 1834) 3.0% 1.2% 12.2% 
Europe & Central Asia (n = 6118) 14.3% 20.1% 35.4% 
Latin America & Caribbean (n = 2308) 5.3% 0.5% 9.6% 
Middle East & North Africa (n = 594) 1.5% 1.0% 18.0% 
North America (n = 803) 14.6% 8.2% 31.3% 
South Asia (n = 351) 8.0% 0.6% 17.9% 
Sub-Saharan Africa (n = 119) 17.6% 33.6% 30.3% 
World Bank economic region 
High income (n = 6218) 16.2% 20.8% 38.2% 
Upper middle income (n = 3872) 4.9% 2.0% 14.8% 
Lower middle income (n = 2008) 1.5% 0.2% 5.9% 
Low income (n = 31) 6.5% 0.0% 16.1% 
Journal Impact FactorDOAJ SealScopus coverage
Language 
English only (n = 5683) 18.5% 22.2% 42.1% 
Partial English (n = 3774) 4.1% 2.6% 13.8% 
No English (n = 2670) 0.8% 0.6% 5.8% 
Publisher type 
Large for-profit publisher (n = 1467) 34.0% 35.4% 62.5% 
Not-for-profit organization (n = 949) 9.2% 7.6% 21.4% 
University press (n = 381) 7.6% 7.1% 24.4% 
Professional association (n = 609) 20.7% 5.4% 30.4% 
Small for-profit publisher (n = 1611) 16.9% 36.4% 45.4% 
University (n = 5051) 2.3% 2.0% 11.2% 
Uncategorized (n = 2059) 4.9% 1.9% 18.1% 
World Bank geographic region 
East Asia & Pacific (n = 1834) 3.0% 1.2% 12.2% 
Europe & Central Asia (n = 6118) 14.3% 20.1% 35.4% 
Latin America & Caribbean (n = 2308) 5.3% 0.5% 9.6% 
Middle East & North Africa (n = 594) 1.5% 1.0% 18.0% 
North America (n = 803) 14.6% 8.2% 31.3% 
South Asia (n = 351) 8.0% 0.6% 17.9% 
Sub-Saharan Africa (n = 119) 17.6% 33.6% 30.3% 
World Bank economic region 
High income (n = 6218) 16.2% 20.8% 38.2% 
Upper middle income (n = 3872) 4.9% 2.0% 14.8% 
Lower middle income (n = 2008) 1.5% 0.2% 5.9% 
Low income (n = 31) 6.5% 0.0% 16.1% 
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