Statistics - Rating of review process of accepted and rejected papers per field

Accepted papers Rejected papers
All scientific fields 4.0 2.2
General 3.8 1.3
Natural sciences 4.0 2.2
Engineering (incl technology) 4.0 2.4
Mathematics and computer sciences 4.0 1.8
Medicine 4.0 2.0
Public health (incl health professions) 4.1 1.7
Psychology 3.9 2.4
Economics, business and law 4.1 2.4
Social sciences 4.0 2.5
Humanities 4.0 2.3

The overall rating of the review experience is measured on a scale running from 0 (very bad) to 5 (excellent)

More information: Huisman & Smits, 2017. ‘Duration and quality of the peer review process: the author’s perspective’, Scientometrics, 113(1), pp. 633-650.