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Capital Punishment, 2006 - Statistical Tables

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Table 15. Number of persons
executed, 1977-2006

Year Number executed  
1977 1            
1979 2  
1981 1  
1982 2  
1983 5  
1984 21  
1985 18  
1986 18  
1987 25  
1988 11  
1989 16  
1990 23  
1991 14  
1992 31  
1993 38  
1994 31  
1995 56  
1996 45  
1997 74  
1998 68  
1999 98  
2000 85  
2001 66  
2002 71  
2003 65  
2004 59  
2005 60  
2006 53  
Source: National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8).
   See also Methodology.
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