U.S. capital punishment - criminal history of prisoners 2013

This graph shows the criminal history profile of inmates on death row in the United States up to December 31, 2013. At this time, 9 percent of all prisoners under sentence of death had prior homicide convictions.

Criminal history profile of prisoners under sentence of death in the U.S. in 2013, by ethnicity

Prior felony convictionsPrior homicide convictions
All67.3%9%
White63.9%9%
Black72.6%9.6%
Hispanic64.8%6.6%
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Sources

Release date

December 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

Supplementary notes

The percentages are based on those offenders for whom data were reported.
The data labeled "All" includes American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.
The data labeled "White", "Black" excludes persons of Hispanic/Latino origin.

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