Child Indicators Research presents measurements and indicators of children's well-being and their usage within multiple domains and in diverse cultures. It features measures and data resources, analysis of the data, exploration of theoretical issues, and information about the status of children, as well as the implementation of this information in policy and practice. The journal explores how child indicators can be used to improve the development and well-being of children.

Child Indicators Research offers a unique, applied perspective by presenting a variety of analytical models, different perspectives, and a range of social policy regimes. It provides a source of high quality, policy impact and rigorous scientific papers.

Child Indicators Research is being indexed in the Global Health and CAB Abstracts databases.

  • Presents measurements and indicators of children's well-being and their usage within multiple domains and in diverse cultures
  • Features measures and data resources, analysis of the data, exploration of theoretical issues, and information about the status of children
  • Explores how child indicators can be used to improve the development and well-being of children
  • Presents a variety of analytical models, different perspectives, and a range of social policy regimes
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Bong Joo Lee,
  • Asher Ben-Arieh
Editor-in-Chief
  • Tobia Fattore,
  • Daphna Gross-Manos
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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2.420 (2020)
Impact factor
2.722 (2020)
Five year impact factor
29 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
258,668 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1874-8988
Print ISSN
1874-897X
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  1. AGRICOLA
  2. ANVUR
  3. BFI List
  4. Baidu
  5. CAB Abstracts
  6. CLOCKSS
  7. CNKI
  8. CNPIEC
  9. Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Sciences
  10. Dimensions
  11. EBSCO Discovery Service
  12. EMCare
  13. Google Scholar
  14. Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  15. Naver
  16. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  17. Portico
  18. ProQuest Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  20. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  21. Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
  22. SCImago
  23. SCOPUS
  24. Social Science Citation Index
  25. TD Net Discovery Service
  26. UGC-CARE List (India)
  27. Wanfang
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