Total number of executions in the U.S. from 1977 to 2013, by method of execution

U.S. capital punishment - executions by method 1977-2013 This graph shows the number of executions of inmates on the death row in the United States from 1977 up to December 31 2013, by method of execution. Total 3 prisoners were killed by a firing squad between 1977 to 2013.
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Method of executionNumber of executions
Lethal injection1,184
Electrocution158
Lethal gas11
Hanging3
Firing squad3
Method of executionNumber of executions
Lethal injection1,184
Electrocution158
Lethal gas11
Hanging3
Firing squad3
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This graph shows the number of executions of inmates on the death row in the United States from 1977 up to December 31 2013, by method of execution. Total 3 prisoners were killed by a firing squad between 1977 to 2013.
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December 2014
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United States
Survey time period
1977-2013

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