"Death Row USA"

A quarterly report by the Capital Punishment Project
of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

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The January 1, 2016 report includes the following statistics:

The number of inmates on death rows across the nation is 2,943, a decrease from 2,959 reported on October 1, 2015.

Jurisdictions (having 10 or more inmates) with the highest percent of minorities on death row

- Delaware (78%)
- Louisiana (72%)
- Texas (71%)
- Nebraska (70%)
- California (66%)
- Pennsylvania (64%)
- North Carolina (60%)
- US Gov't (60%)
- Ohio (57%)
- Mississippi (56%)
- South Carolina (56%)
- Arkansas (56%)

Jurisdictions with the most inmates on death row:

- California (743)
- Florida (396)
- Texas (263)
- Alabama (196)
- Pennsylvania (180)
- North Carolina (155)
- Ohio (143)
- Arizona (125)

 

Source: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, "Death Row USA" January 2016.



The October 1, 2015 report includes the following statistics:


The number of inmates on death rows across the nation is 2,959, a decrease from 2,984 reported on July 1, 2015.

Jurisdictions (having 10 or more inmates) with the highest percent of minorities on death row

- Delaware (78%)
- Texas (72%)
- Louisiana (71%)
- Nebraska (70%)
- California (66%)
- Pennsylvania (64%)
- North Carolina (60%)
- US Gov't (60%)
- Ohio (57%)
- Arkansas (56%)
- Mississippi (56%)

Jurisdictions with the most inmates on death row:

- California (743)
- Florida (399)
- Texas (263)
- Alabama (196)
- Pennsylvania (181)
- North Carolina (156)
- Ohio (146)
- Arizona (125)

 

Source: NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, "Death Row USA" July 2015.



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