Share of prisoners under sentence of death in the U.S. in 2016, by gender

U.S. capital punishment - share of prisoners with a death sentence 2016, by gender This statistic shows the gender distribution of prisoners with a death sentence in the United States in 2016. Only 1.8 percent of those on death row are women as of December 2016.
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Share of prisoners
Male98.2%
Female1.8%
Share of prisoners
Male98.2%
Female1.8%
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This statistic shows the gender distribution of prisoners with a death sentence in the United States in 2016. Only 1.8 percent of those on death row are women as of December 2016.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016
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* The data includes all inmates on death row up to December 31st, 2016.

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