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Table 3 Co-citation network density, per decade, 1975-2018

From: Between fragmentation and institutionalisation: the rise of migration studies as a research field

Years Total number of authors in the network density average path length
1975–1984 554 12.90% 1.97
1985–1994 1043 9.50% 2.02
1995–2004 2237 7.40% 2.00
2005–2014 7782 4.20% 1.99
2015–2018 6209 5.00% 1.98