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U.S. capital punishment - total executions by state 1976-2020

This graph shows the number of executions of inmates on death row in the United States from 1976 to 2020, by state. As of November 23, 2020, Texas has executed a total of 569 people since the reinstatement of capital punishment in the United States in 1976.

Total number of executions in the United States from 1976 to 2020, by state

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Source

Release date

November 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

1976 to 2020

Supplementary notes

Figures as of November 23, 2020.
There were no executions in the United States between 1967 and 1977. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down capital punishment in 1972, but reinstated it in 1976. 30 states, the federal government, and the military use capital punishment in 2019.

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