Number of state prisoner fatalities in the U.S. in 2009, by state

Number of state prisoner fatalities in the United States in 2009, by state

Number of state prisoner fatalities in the U.S. in 2009, by state This statistic shows the number of fatalities of state prison inmates in the U.S. in 2009, by state. 426 prisoners died in state prisons in Texas that year. Overall, 3,408 U.S. state prison inmates died in 2009.
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Number of state prisoner fatalities in the United States in 2009, by state

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Number of fatalities per state
Texas426
California392
Federal prisoners376
Florida278
Pennsylvania165
Michigan148
New York142
Georgia125
Ohio120
Louisiana108
Indiana91
Virginia87
North Carolina86
Arizona85
Missouri81
Alabama80
Oklahoma79
Illinois75
Tennessee69
New Jersey58
Kentucky57
Maryland56
Mississippi52
Arkansas50
Colorado49
South Carolina49
Washington44
Wisconsin42
Nevada35
Massachusetts29
Connecticut*29
Oregon28
New Mexiko21
Kansas20
West Virginia18
Utah17
Iowa14
Idaho13
Delaware*12
Minnesota12
Nebraska11
Hawaii*11
New Hampshire9
Wyoming7
Rhode Island*7
Alaska*7
Maine4
South Dakota4
Montana3
Vermont*3
North Dakota0
Number of fatalities per state
Texas426
California392
Federal prisoners376
Florida278
Pennsylvania165
Michigan148
New York142
Georgia125
Ohio120
Louisiana108
Indiana91
Virginia87
North Carolina86
Arizona85
Missouri81
Alabama80
Oklahoma79
Illinois75
Tennessee69
New Jersey58
Kentucky57
Maryland56
Mississippi52
Arkansas50
Colorado49
South Carolina49
Washington44
Wisconsin42
Nevada35
Massachusetts29
Connecticut*29
Oregon28
New Mexiko21
Kansas20
West Virginia18
Utah17
Iowa14
Idaho13
Delaware*12
Minnesota12
Nebraska11
Hawaii*11
New Hampshire9
Wyoming7
Rhode Island*7
Alaska*7
Maine4
South Dakota4
Montana3
Vermont*3
North Dakota0
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This statistic shows the number of fatalities of state prison inmates in the U.S. in 2009, by state. 426 prisoners died in state prisons in Texas that year. Overall, 3,408 U.S. state prison inmates died in 2009.
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