Number of Executions by State and Region Since 1976

Updated December 9, 2016 following an execution in Georgia.

Executions by Region
Region Total Executions Executions in 2016 Executions in 2015 Executions in 2014 Executions in 2013 Executions in 2012 Executions in 2011 Executions in 2010
South 1175 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
650 7 14 13 22 21 15 20
United States
as a Whole
1442 20 28 35 39 43 43 46
Executions by State
State Total Executions Executions in 2016 Executions in 2015 Executions in 2014 Executions in 2013 Executions in 2012 Executions in 2011 Executions in 2010
Texas 538 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
1442 20 28 35 39 43 43 46
Execution Totals
Total Executions Since 1976  1442
Executions in 2016 20
Executions in 2015 28
Executions in 2014 35
Executions in 2013 39
Executions in 2012 43
Executions in 2011 43