Journal of Urban Design
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Journal of Urban Design

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 13574809, 14699664
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1996-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


The Journal of Urban Design is a scholarly international journal which advances theory research and practice in urban design.There is a growing recognition of the need for urban design in shaping managing and improving the quality of the urban environment. It is now considered one of the core knowledge components of planning and architectural education and practice. Thus increasing numbers of architects planners surveyors landscape architects and other professions concerned with the quality of urban development are specialising in urban design.The Journal of Urban Design provides a new forum to bring together those contributing to this reemerging discipline and enables researchers scholars practitioners and students to explore its many dimensions. The Journal publishes original articles in specialised areas such as urban aesthetics and townscape urban structure and form sustainable development urban history preservation and conservation urban regeneration local and regional identity design control and guidance property development practice and implementation.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Journal of Urban Design
SCR Impact Factor

Journal of Urban Design
SCR Journal Ranking

Journal of Urban Design
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 Urban Design
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Urban Design
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Journal of Urban Design
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    2.404 2.722 2.845
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.026 2.19 2.178
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    2.151 2.074 1.996
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.381 1.391 1.476
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.067 1.201 1.427
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.883 1.105 1.341
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.063 1.208 1.289
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.657 0.875 1.058
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.893 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.981 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.782 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.685 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.913 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    1.075 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.5 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    1.219 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.813 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.393 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.815 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.433 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.414 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.5 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.276 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 Urban Design

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 Urban Design
H-Index History