47.5(top 1%)
Impact Factor
51.7(top 1%)
extended IF
1465(top 1%)
H-Index
54.9K
authors
164.8K
papers
17.7M
citations
35K
citing journals
1.5M
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Nature based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Nature and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.

How Influential is Nature?

Nature is the 1st out of 116 General Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the science branch of General Sciences.