Latin American Perspectives
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Latin American Perspectives

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 0094582X, 1552678X
Publisher: SAGE Publications
History: 1977, 1984, 1986-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


Latin American Perspectives is a theoretical and scholarly journal for discussion and debate on the political economy of capitalism, imperialism, and socialism in the Americas. The journal"s objective is to encourage class analysis of sociocultural realities and political strategies to transform Latin American sociopolitical structures. The journal makes a conscious effort to publish a diversity of political viewpoints, both Marxist and non-Marxist perspectives, that have influenced progressive debates in Latin America.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Latin American Perspectives
SCR Impact Factor

Latin American Perspectives
SCR Journal Ranking

Latin American Perspectives
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.


Latin American Perspectives
Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Latin American Perspectives
Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Latin American Perspectives
Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Latin American Perspectives
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.9 1.038 0.991
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    1.201 1.063 1.192
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.801 0.97 0.97
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.83 0.859 0.844
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.778 0.868 0.889
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.577 0.565 0.932
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.548 0.814 0.775
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.75 0.754 0.765
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.697 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.6 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.912 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.537 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.466 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.622 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.386 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.32 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.229 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.297 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.2 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.411 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.302 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.422 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.263 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)

Latin American Perspectives

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


Latin American Perspectives
H-Index History