Critical Criminology
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Critical Criminology

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 12058629, 15729877
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
History: 1996-1997, 2000-2002, 2005-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


The journal deals with questions of social, political and economic justice. Critical Criminology is for academics and researchers with an interest in anarchistic, cultural, feminist, integrative, Marxist, peace-making, postmodernist and left-realist criminology. The journal does not limit the scope of the inquiry to state definitions of crime and welcomes work focusing on issues of social harm and social justice, including those exploring the intersecting lines of class, gender, race/ethnicity and heterosexism. The journal is of interest for all persons with an interest in alternative methodologies and theories in criminology, including chaos theory, non-linear analysis, and complex systems science as it pertains to the study of crime and criminal justice.

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.


Critical Criminology
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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Critical Criminology
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    1.768 2.272 2.394
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.398 2.5 2.418
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    1.408 1.884 1.767
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.4 1.51 1.382
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.343 1.278 1.568
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.721 1.24 1.299
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.629 1.602 1.484
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.379 1.242 1.207
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.65 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.62 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.525 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.838 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.943 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.618 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.778 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.441 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.533 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.25 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.2 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.333 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0 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)

Critical Criminology

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