Contemporary Sociology
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Contemporary Sociology

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00943061, 19398638
Publisher: SAGE Publications
History: 1979, 1996-1998, 2000, 2002, 2004-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories



II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Contemporary Sociology
SCR Impact Factor

Contemporary Sociology
SCR Journal Ranking

Contemporary Sociology
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.


Contemporary Sociology
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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Contemporary Sociology
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0 0.103 0.532
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.208 1.429 0.964
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.9 1.098 1.098
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.781 0.786 0.733
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.613 0.559 0.396
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.462 0.25 0.231
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.136 0.273 0.207
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.192 0.204 0.216
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.157 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.125 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.107 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.021 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.087 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.063 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.188 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    1 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.811 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.15 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)

Contemporary Sociology

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


Contemporary Sociology
H-Index History