Tracy L. Snell, BJS Statistician
Presents characteristics of persons under sentence of death on December 31, 2007, and persons executed in 2007. Tables present state-by-state information on the movement of prisoners into and out of death sentence status during 2007, status of capital statutes, and methods of execution. Numerical tables also summarize data on offenders characteristics such as gender, race, Hispanic origin, age at time of arrest for capital offense, legal status at time of capital offense, and time between imposition of death sentence and execution. Data are from the National Prisoner Statistics (NPS-8) series.
12/08 NCJ 224528
2007 statistical tables
||Capital offenses, by state, 2007
||Method of execution, by state, 2007
||Federal capital offenses, 2007
||Prisoners under sentence of death, by region, jurisdiction, and race, 2006 and 2007
||Demographic characteristics of prisoners under sentence of death, 2007
||Hispanics and women under sentence of death, by state, 2006 and 2007
||Age at time of arrest for capital offense and age of prisoners under sentence of death at yearend 2007
||Criminal history profile of prisoners under sentence of death, by race and Hispanic origin, 2007
||Number of persons executed, by jurisdiction, 1930-2007
||Executions and other dispositions of inmates sentenced to death, by race and Hispanic origin, 1977-2007
||Time under sentence of death and execution, by race, 1977-2007
||Women under sentence of death, by race and jurisdiction, 12/31/07
||Persons under sentence of death, by gender, race, and Hispanic origin, 12/31/07
||Number of inmates received under sentence of death, 1993-2007
||Number of persons executed, 1977-2007
||Number of persons executed, by race, Hispanic origin, and method, 1977-2007
||Elapsed time since sentencing for inmates under sentence of death on 12/31/07, by gender, race, and Hispanic origin
Advance count of executions
The following html table presents a state-by-state summary of executions carried out during 2008.
Advance count of executions, January 1, 2008 - November 30, 2008
About the data
These tables represent data from a single year of a data series. More recent editions may be available. To view a list of recent reports in the series, go to the BJS Capital Punishment page.
Source: National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8).
See also Methodology.
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