Humanities & Social Sciences Communications is currently indexed or listed by the following services (papers published before June 16th 2020 appear under Palgrave Communications, the title under which the journal operated between January 2015 to June 2020):

Impact Factor, article and journal metrics

The journal has a Journal Impact Factor of 3.7 (Journal Citation Reports (JCR) 2023 release).

Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.
Articles published in the journal were downloaded 4,862,226 times in 2023. The time from submission to first editorial decision is an average of 16 days.