16.6(top 1%)
Impact Factor
18.1(top 1%)
extended IF
414(top 1%)
H-Index
112,815
authors
43,220
papers
2,263,374
citations
14,681
citing journals
843,245
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Nature Communications based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Nature Communications 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.
Impact Factor of Nature Communications based on the number of citations over 2-year window
This graph shows how the impact factor of Nature Communications is computed. The left axis depicts the number of papers published in years X-1 and X2, and the right axis displays their citations in year X.

How Influential is Nature Communications?

Nature Communications is the 22nd out of 2,076 Physics journals. This means the journal is among the top 2% in the discipline of Physics. This Journal is the 36th out of 3,258 Chemistry journals. This means the journal is among the top 2% in the discipline of Chemistry. This Journal is the 64th out of 12,155 Physical Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the science branch of Physical Sciences. This Journal is the 73rd out of 9,726 Life Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the science branch of Life Sciences.