Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics


Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 167185
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd.
History: 1970-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Geoforum is an international, inter-disciplinary journal, global in outlook, and integrative in approach. The broad focus of Geoforum is the organisation of economic, political, social and environmental systems through space and over time. Areas of study range from the analysis of the global political economy and environment, through national systems of regulation and governance, to urban and regional development, local economic and urban planning and resources management. The journal also includes a Critical Review section which features critical assessments of research in all the above areas.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

SCR Impact Factor

SCR Journal Ranking

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.


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
    3.994 4.318 4.596
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    3.955 4.355 4.517
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    3.384 3.762 3.909
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    3.14 3.398 3.511
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    3.038 3.348 3.784
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    3 3.515 3.711
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    2.648 3.027 3.121
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    3.395 3.621 3.786
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    2.575 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    2.921 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    3.426 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    2.689 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    2.672 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    2.142 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    1.744 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    1.974 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    2.298 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    1.747 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    1.643 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    1.48 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    2.152 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    1.478 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    1.873 NA NA
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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)


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


H-Index History