16.9(top 1%)
Impact Factor
18.2(top 1%)
extended IF
433(top 1%)
H-Index
112.8K
authors
43.2K
papers
2.3M
citations
14.7K
citing journals
843.2K
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.

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 30th out of 3,258 Chemistry journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the discipline of Chemistry. This Journal is the 62nd 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 68th out of 9,726 Life Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 1% in the science branch of Life Sciences.