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

Journal information

Editors-in-Chief
  • Asher Ben-Arieh,
  • Bong Joo Lee,
  • Christine Hunner-Kreisel
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

1.468 (2019)
Impact factor
2.114 (2019)
Five year impact factor
79 days
Submission to first decision
208 days
Submission to acceptance
124,277 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1874-8988
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1874-897X
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  2. CAB Abstracts
  3. CNKI
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  21. Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)
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  25. TD Net Discovery Service
  26. UGC-CARE List (India)
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