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European Journal of Ageing

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 16139372, 16139380
Publisher: Springer Verlag
History: 2005-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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European Journal of Ageing

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The European Journal of Ageing: Social, Behavioural and Health Perspectives is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the understanding of ageing in European societies and the world over. EJA publishes original articles on the social, behavioral and population health aspects of ageing and encourages an integrated approach between these aspects. Emphasis is put on publishing empirical research (including meta-analyses), but conceptual papers (including narrative reviews) and methodological contributions will also be considered. EJA welcomes expert opinions on critical issues in ageing. By stimulating communication between researchers and those using research findings, it aims to contribute to the formulation of better policies and the development of better practice in serving older adults. To further specify, with the term "social" is meant the full scope of social science of ageing related research from the micro to the macro level of analysis. With the term "behavioural" the full scope of psychological ageing research including life span approaches based on a range of age groups from young to old is envisaged. The term "population health-related" denotes social-epidemiological and public health oriented research including research on functional health in the widest possible sense.

European Journal of Ageing

2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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European Journal of Ageing

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 2.851
  • 2018 Impact Factor 2.308
  • 2017 Impact Factor 1.550
  • 2016 Impact Factor 1.426
  • 2015 Impact Factor 1.908
  • 2014 Impact Factor 1.597
  • 2013 Impact Factor 1.583
  • 2012 Impact Factor 1.218
  • 2011 Impact Factor 1.632
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.333
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.019
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.341
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.961
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.094
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.000
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2003 Impact Factor NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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European Journal of Ageing


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


European Journal of Ageing

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

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.