Journal of African Law
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of African Law
Overview

Impact Factor

0.489

H Index

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Impact Factor

0.306

I. Basic Journal Info

Country

United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 00218553, 14643731
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
History: 1957-2000, 2003-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories

Journal of African Law
Impact Factor by Web of Science

Index

SCIE/SSCI

Impact Factor

0.489

by WOS

Ranking

12356

by WOS

Journal of African Law
SJR, SJR Impact Factor and H Index

H Index

17

SJR

0.179

Scopus Impact Factor

0.306

Journal of African Law
SJR Impact Factor 2-year, 3-year, 4-year

2-year
Impact Factor

0.306

3-year
Impact Factor

0.279

4-year
Impact Factor

0.306

Scope/Description:

Published for the School of Oriental and African Studies UK During the past 45 years Journal of African Law has established itself as the leading journal in its field. Its wide coverage encompasses the laws of sub-Saharan African countries. Its authoritative and thought-provoking articles address contemporary legal issues and highlight issues of international and comparative significance. The journal contains a separate section on recent legislation case-law law reform proposals and recent international developments affecting Africa. Journal of African Law is essential reading for academics professional lawyers development workers and policy-makers.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)



Journal of African Law
SCR Impact Factor

Journal of African Law
SCR Journal Ranking

Journal of African Law
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.

0.179

Journal of African Law
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

Journal of African Law
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

Journal of African Law
Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

Note: impact factor data for reference only

Journal of African Law
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.306 0.279 0.281
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.261 0.284 0.264
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.25 0.3 0.312
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.268 0.293 0.36
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.135 0.185 0.206
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.147 0.229 0.349
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.355 0.37 0.383
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.207 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.345 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.214 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.556 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.4 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.391 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.636 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.318 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.304 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.278 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.333 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.048 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.122 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.018 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only

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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)

Journal of African Law
H-Index

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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Journal of African Law
H-Index History