Number of Executions by State and Region Since 1976

Updated January 12, 2017 following an execution in Texas.

Executions by Region
Region Total Executions Executions in 2017 Executions in 2016 Executions in 2015 Executions in 2014 Executions in 2013 Executions in 2012 Executions in 2011 Executions in 2010
South 1176 1 19 22 23 32 31 32 35
Midwest 178   1 6 11 5 5 6 8
West 111       1 2 7 5 3
Northeast 4                
Texas & Oklahoma
Alone
651 1 7 14 13 22 21 15 20
United States
as a Whole
1443 1 20 28 35 39 43 43 46
Executions by State
State Total Executions Executions in 2017 Executions in 2016 Executions in 2015 Executions in 2014 Executions in 2013 Executions in 2012 Executions in 2011 Executions in 2010
Texas 539 1 7 13 10 16 15 13 17
Oklahoma 112     1 3 6 6 2 3
Virginia 111     1   1   1 3
Florida 92   1 2 8 7 3 2 1
Missouri 87   1 6 10 2   1  
Georgia 69   9 5 2 1   4 2
Alabama 58   2     1   6 5
Ohio 53       1 3 3 5 8
North Carolina 43                
South Carolina 43             1  
Arizona 37       1 2 6 4 1
Louisiana 28               1
Arkansas 27                
Mississippi 21           6 2 3
Indiana 20                
Delaware 16           1 1  
California 13                
Illinois 12                
Nevada 12                
Utah 7               1
Tennessee 6                
Maryland 5                
Washington 5               1
Nebraska 3                
Montana 3                
Pennsylvania 3                
U.S. Federal Gov't 3                
Kentucky 3                
Idaho 3           1 1  
South Dakota 3           2    
Oregon 2                
Connecticut 1                
New Mexico 1                
Colorado 1                
Wyoming 1                
United States
as a Whole
1443 1 20 28 35 39 43 43 46
Execution Totals
Total Executions Since 1976  1443
Executions in 2017 1
Executions in 2016 20
Executions in 2015 28
Executions in 2014 35
Executions in 2013 39
Executions in 2012 43
Executions in 2011 43