Human Factors
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Human Factors

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00187208, 15478181
Publisher: SAGE Publications
History: 1958-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Human Factors, the quarterly journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), publishes original articles about people in relation to systems, including hardware, software, and environmental factors. Evaluative reviews of the literature, definitive articles on methodology and procedures (including prescriptive methods for task simulation and evaluation, quantitative and qualitative approaches to theory (including models of human performance and safety), and empirical articles reporting original research are considered for publication.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Human Factors
SCR Impact Factor

Human Factors
SCR Journal Ranking

Human Factors
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.


Human Factors
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Human Factors
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Human Factors
Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Human Factors
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    4.031 4.326 4.469
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    3.931 4.201 4.681
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    3.301 3.988 4.501
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    3.886 4.49 4.775
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    3.541 3.806 3.816
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    3.435 3.353 3.267
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    2.82 2.779 3.102
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    2.31 2.579 2.726
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    2.867 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    2.254 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    2.173 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    2.214 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    2.727 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    2.445 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    2.525 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    1.813 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    1.84 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    1.67 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    1.109 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    1.01 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    1.01 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    1.447 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    1.486 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)

Human Factors

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


Human Factors
H-Index History