Last updated on: 8/25/2021 | Author: ProCon.org

US Executions: 2003-2019

The tables below show how many people have been on death row and how many have been executed since 2003, as well as executions by race and jurisdiction.

For information on US executions before 2003, see: The ESPY List: US Executions 1608-2002

For more information on inmates, see: Death Row Inmates.


Death Row Inmates & Executions: 2003-2019

 Under Sentence of DeathNewly Sentenced to DeathRemoved from Death Row
(Other Than Execution)
Executed
20192,570316522
20182,626388825
20172,7033410523
20162,814327020
20152,881498228
20142,942697535
20132,979837639
20123.033796843
20113,082809443
20103,1581047346
20093,17311214952
20083,2071118237
20073,2201158642
20063,2281157953
20053,25412813460
20043,31412512959
20033,55715910871

Executions by Race: 2003-2019

 All ExecutionsWhiteBlackHispanicOther
Total692381234752
20192214710
20182514650
20172313820
20162016220
201528111070
201435121850
201339231330
201243251170
201143221650
201046281350
200952242170
200837171730
200742221460
200653252080
200560381930
200459361931
200365412031

Death Sentences, Removals, and Executions by Jurisdiction: 2019

 Newly Sentenced to DeathRemoved from Death Row
(Other Than Execution)
ExecutedTotal on Death Row
US total3165222,570
Federal11061
States3064222,509
Alabama313175
Arizona110116
Arkansas01030
California1120724
Colorado0003
Delaware0000
Florida682340
Georgia12346
Idaho0009
Indiana0108
Kansas00010
Kentucky03027
Louisiana01068
Mississippi03040
Missouri02122
Montana0002
Nebraska00012
Nevada03071
New Hampshire0001
New Mexico0200
New York0000
North Carolina300143
Ohio640139
Oklahoma12046
Oregon01029
Pennsylvania190134
South Carolina21036
South Dakota0011
Tennessee03352
Texas539216
Utah0107
Virginia0002
Washington0000
Wyoming0000

Source:

Tracy L. Snell, “Capital Punishment, 2019 – Statistical Tables,” bjs.gov, June 2021