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U.S. capital punishment - total executions by state 1976-2021

Total number of executions in the United States from 1976 to 2021, by state

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Release date

December 2021

Region

United States

Survey time period

1976 to December 6, 2021

Supplementary notes

Figures as of December 6, 2021.
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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