View of U.S. citizens on the frequency of the death sentence

Do you think that the death penalty often is imposed in the right amount or too little?

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Release date

October 2009

Region

United States

Survey time period

10.01.2009 to 10.04.2009

Number of respondents

1,013 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide information regarding the missing percentage points to 100 percent.

During the survey, this question was posed as follows: "In your opinion, is the death penalty imposed - [too often, about the right amount, or not often enough]?"

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Statistics on Death penalty in the U.S.

Prisoners on death row

8

Executions in the U.S.

6

Opinion on death penalty

3

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