Western European Politics
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Western European Politics

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 01402382, 17439655
Publisher: Frank Cass Publishers
History: 1978-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


West European Politics (WEP)has established itself as one of the most authoritative journals covering political and social issues in Western Europe. It has a substantial reviews section and coverage of all national elections in Western Europe. Its comprehensive scope, embracing all the major political and social developments in all West European countries, including the European Union, makes it essential reading for both political practitioners and academics.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

Western European Politics
SCR Impact Factor

Western European Politics
SCR Journal Ranking

Western European Politics
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.


Western European Politics
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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Western European Politics
Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    6.072 5.873 5.504
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    5.504 5.226 4.973
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    3.789 3.523 4
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    2.983 3.644 3.817
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    3.852 3.842 4.225
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    3.065 3.532 3.328
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    3.171 3.022 3.718
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    2.323 3.424 3.425
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    2.31 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    2.238 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    2.341 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    1.74 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    2.413 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    2.351 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    2.243 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    1.278 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    1.449 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    1.037 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    1.519 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.974 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.989 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.64 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.636 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)

Western European Politics

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


Western European Politics
H-Index History