Accounting Forum
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Accounting Forum

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 01559982, 14676303
Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd.
History: 2004-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Accounting Forum publishes authoritative yet accessible articles which advance our knowledge of theory and practice in all areas of accounting business finance and related subjects. The journal both promotes greater understanding of the role of business in the global environment and provides a forum for the intellectual exchange of academic research in business fields particularly in the accounting profession. Covering a range of topical issues in accounting business finance and related fields Accounting Forums main areas of interest are accounting theory auditing financial accounting finance and accounting education management accounting small business social and environmental accounting and taxation. Of equal interest to practitioners academics and students each issue of the journal includes peerreviewed articles notes and comments section.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    3.1 3.786 4.059
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    4.559 4.111 4
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    2.822 2.973 3.768
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    2 2.772 2.981
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    2.46 2.865 2.888
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    2.304 2.543 2.713
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.208 1.639 1.773
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.771 1.973 2.337
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.245 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    1.574 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.415 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.364 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    1.565 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.953 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.636 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.891 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.583 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.083 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History