Journal of Contemporary Religion
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of Contemporary Religion

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 13537903, 14699419
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1995-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Journal of Contemporary Religion is an international peer reviewed journal. Its purpose is to both document and evaluate the anthropological sociological psychological and philosophical aspects of emerging manifestations of religiosity in any part of the worldwhether within innovative movements or mainstream institutions. The term religion in the title of this journal is understood to include contributions on spirituality. Moreover as the journal title suggests the focus is on contemporary issues. Therefore the editors of Journal of Contemporary Religion welcome submissions which deal withclassical topics in the study of religion such as secularisation and the vitality of religion or traditional sectarian movementsmore recent developments in the study of religion including religion and social problems religion and the environment religion and education the transmission of religion the materialisation and visualisation of religion in various forms new forms of religious pluralism the rise of new forms of religion and spirituality religion and the Internet religion and science religion and globalisation religion and the economy etc.theoretical approaches to the study of religiondiscussions of methods in relation to empirical researchqualitative and quantitative research and related issues.The Journal includes reviews of books which reflect the above themes.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Journal of Contemporary Religion
SCR Impact Factor

Journal of Contemporary Religion
SCR Journal Ranking

Journal of Contemporary Religion
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.

Journal of Contemporary Religion
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Contemporary Religion
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Contemporary Religion
Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Contemporary Religion
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.763 0.783 0.83
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.576 0.693 0.73
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.755 0.738 0.716
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.5 0.564 0.625
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.612 0.787 0.892
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.979 1.16 1.188
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.604 0.772 1.088
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.075 1.737 1.56
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.286 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    1.064 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.696 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.725 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.711 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.553 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.351 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.838 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.694 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.528 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.514 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.4 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.114 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.22 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.14 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)

Journal of Contemporary Religion

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


Journal of Contemporary Religion
H-Index History