Criminology & Penology

Journal Rankings
TQCC Average citations Median citations H4-Index Number of Papers Impact Factor
(The TQCC is the top quartile citation count: if all publications of a journal are sorted by citation count in descending order, then the TQCC is the citation count of the publication residing at the end of the top quartile; for example, given 100 publications, the TQCC is the citation count of the 25th ranked paper. The data are based on CrossRef. The ranking can be re-used under a CC0-license.)
(Using publications from roughly 2019-05-01 to 2023-05-01)
Rank Journal TQCC
1 Annual Review of Criminology50
2 Trauma Violence & Abuse30
3 Criminology26
4 Aggression and Violent Behavior22
5 Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice17
- Journal of Criminal Justice17
- Justice Quarterly17
8 Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency16
9 Criminology & Public Policy15
10 Criminal Justice and Behavior14
- Police Quarterly14
- Feminist Criminology14
- Journal of Quantitative Criminology14
14 Crime & Delinquency13
- Journal of Experimental Criminology13
- Sexual Abuse-A Journal of Research and Treatment13
17 British Journal of Criminology12
- Critical Criminology12
- Journal of School Violence12
- Policing & Society12
- Psychology of Violence12
- Trends in Organized Crime12
23 Policing-An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management11
- Journal of Interpersonal Violence11
25 Criminology & Criminal Justice10
- Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology10
- Prison Journal10
- Punishment & Society-International Journal of Penology10
- American Journal of Criminal Justice10
30 Journal of Aggression Maltreatment & Trauma9
- Legal and Criminological Psychology9
- Psychology Crime & Law9
- Victims & Offenders9
- European Journal of Criminology9
- International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology9
- Theoretical Criminology9
37 Homicide Studies8
- Crime Law and Social Change8
- Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice8
40 Deviant Behavior7
- European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research7
- Journal of Crime & Justice7
- Journal of Forensic Nursing7
- Journal of Sexual Aggression7
- Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health7
- Violence and Victims7
47 Crime Media Culture6
- International Journal of Law Crime and Justice6
- Journal of Forensic Psychology Research and Practice6
- Security Journal6
- Asian Journal of Criminology6
- Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice6
- International Journal of Forensic Mental Health6
- Policing-A Journal of Policy and Practice6
- Race and Justice6
56 Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling5
- Social & Legal Studies5
- Women & Criminal Justice5
- Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology5
- Psychiatry Psychology and Law5
61 Deviance et Societe4
62 Youth Justice-An International Journal3
63 Monatsschrift fuer Kriminologie und Strafrechtsreform1