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Capital Punishment, 2007 - Statistical Tables

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Table 17. Elapsed time since sentencing for inmates under sentence of death on 12/31/07, by gender, race, and Hispanic origin

Inmates under
sentence of death
Elapsed time since
Mean Median
     Total 141 mo 133 mo
Male   142   134  
Female   102   98  
White*   144   138  
Black*   142   136  
Hispanic   127   114  
Note: For those persons sentenced to death more than once, the data are based on the most recent death sentence.
*Excludes persons of Hispanic origin.
Source: National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8).
   See also Methodology.
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