Completed Manuscripts

Acceptance rate: by year
  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Accepted 28 22 14 17 8 18 15 20 16 13 19 18 13
-with referee 28 22 14 16 8 17 14 19 16 13 19 18 13
-invited - - - 1 - 1 1 1 - - - -  
Rejected 76 123 138 142 119 162 171 184 226 334 409 410 425
-with referee 50 53 31 29 24 32 39 36 35 61 53 36 36
-early rejection 26 70 107 113 95 130 132 148 191 273 356 374 389
Completed processing 104 145 152 159 127 180 186 204 242 347 428 428 438
Early rejections / completed 25% 48% 70% 71% 75% 72% 71% 73% 79% 79% 83% 87% 89%
Accepted / (completed - early rejections) 36% 29% 31% 37% 25% 36% 28% 36% 31% 18% 26% 33% 27%
Average time until first editorial letter (weeks)
  2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Accepted
-with referee 20 19 22 25 24 28 22 24 29 35 22 21 20
-invited - - - 4 - 3 0 0 - - - - -
Rejected
-with referee 20 21 22 22 28 22 23 28 31 24 19 17 19
-early rejection 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1