Public Relations Review
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Public Relations Review

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 3638111
Publisher: JAI Press
History: 1978-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


The Public Relations Review is the oldest journal devoted to articles that examine public relations in depth, and commentaries by specialists in the field. Most of the articles are based on empirical research undertaken by professionals and academics in the field. In addition to research articles and commentaries, The Review publishes invited research in brief, and book reviews in the fields of public relations, mass communications, organizational communications, public opinion formations, social science research and evaluation, marketing, management and public policy formation.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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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.


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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    4.704 5.326 5.539
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    5.209 5.218 5.429
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    3.399 3.933 3.721
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    3.384 3.218 3.254
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    2.049 2.432 2.337
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    1.685 1.819 2.162
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.772 2.345 2.743
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.885 2.336 2.681
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    1.649 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    1.321 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    1.168 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.586 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    1.232 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    1.022 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.854 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.548 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.587 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.442 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.721 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.61 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.448 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.672 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.683 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)

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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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H-Index History