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Africa

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

1.21

h-Index

2022-2023

 49

Rank

2022-2023

 9843

SJR

2022-2023

 0.527

Note: The impact score or impact index shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics and Factor

Title Africa
Abbreviation Africa
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Anthropology (Q1); Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2)
h-index 49
Overall Rank/Ranking 9843
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.527
Impact Score 1.21
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Country United Kingdom
ISSN 00019720, 17500184
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1928-1940, 1943-2022




About Africa


Africa is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Anthropology (Q1); Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2). It is published by Cambridge University Press. The overall rank of Africa is 9843. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.527. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 49. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Africa journal is 00019720, 17500184. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Africa is cited by a total of 160 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Africa Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Africa is 1.21, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Africa IF is increased by a factor of 0.31 and approximate percentage change is 34.44% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a rising trend. The impact IF, also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Africa Impact IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Africa is 1.21. If the same upward trend persists, Impact IF may rise in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Africa. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.21
2021 0.90
2020 0.71
2019 0.83
2018 0.76
2017 0.52
2016 0.58
2015 1.51
2014 1.38

Africa h-index


  Table Setting

Africa has an h-index of 49. It means 49 articles of this journal have more than 49 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Africa ISSN


The ISSN of Africa is 00019720, 17500184. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Africa Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Africa is 9843. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.527. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.

SJR of Africa by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 0.527
2021 0.501
2020 0.521
2019 0.532
2018 0.460
2017 0.582
2016 0.836
2015 1.067
2014 0.650

Ranking of Africa by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 9843
2021 9984
2020 9707
2019 9266
2018 10182
2017 8085
2016 5529
2015 4028
2014 7151

Africa Publisher


Table Setting

Africa is published by Cambridge University Press. It's publishing house is located in United Kingdom. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1928-1940, 1943-2022. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Africa is Africa. This abbreviation ('Africa') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Africa


If your research field is/are related to Anthropology (Q1); Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q2), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Africa?

Africa latest impact IF is 1.21. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 1.51 (2015) and 0.52 (2017), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 0.93 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Africa?

The Africa has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 0.527, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 1.067 in 2015 and the lowest being 0.460 in 2018. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Africa over the previous 9-year period stands at 0.93.


What's the latest h-index of the Africa?

The latest h-index of the Africa is 49.


Who's the publisher of the Africa?

The Africa is published by the Cambridge University Press, with its country of publication being the United Kingdom.


What's the current ranking of the Africa?

The Africa is currently ranked 9843 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 4028 in 2015 and its lowest position of 10182 in 2018.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Africa?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Africa is Africa.


Is the "Africa" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Africa is classified as a journal that the Cambridge University Press publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Africa?

The Africa encompasses the following areas:

  • Anthropology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Geography, Planning and Development

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Africa?

The Africa is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 00019720, 17500184.


What's the best quartile of the Africa?

The best quartile for the Africa is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Africa?

The Africa coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1928-1940, 1943-2022.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Africa

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 1.21
2021 0.90
2020 0.71
2019 0.83
2018 0.76
2017 0.52
2016 0.58
2015 1.51
2014 1.38



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