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375. Prisoners Executed Under Civil Authority by Sex and Race

[Excludes executions by military authorities. The Army (including the the Air Force) carried out 160 (148 between 1942 and 1950, 3 each in in 1954, 1955, and 1957, and 1 each in 1958, 1959, and 1961). Of the total, 106 were executed for murder (including 21 involving rape), 53 for rape, and 1 for desertion. The Navy carried out no executions during the period]

 
Executed for murder Executed for rape Other offenses 2
Year or period    
Total 1 Male Female White Black Total 1 White Black Total 1 White Black Total 1 White Black
 
    All years 4,458 4,423 35 1,971 2,201 3,692 1,884 1,770 455 48 405 70 39 31
 
1930-1939 1,667 1,656 11 827 816 1,514 803 687 125 10 115 28 14 14
1940-1949 1,284 1,272 12 490 781 1,064 458 595 200 19 179 20 13 7
1950-1959 717 709 8 336 376 601 316 280 102 13 89 14 7 7
1960-1967 191 190 1 98 93 155 87 68 28 6 22 8 5 3
1968-1976 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-1999 598 595 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
1977-1980 3 0 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 2 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 5 5 0 4 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 21 20 1 13 8 21 13 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 18 0 0 11 7 18 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 18 18 0 11 7 18 11 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 25 25 0 13 12 25 13 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 11 11 0 6 5 11 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 16 16 0 8 8 16 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 23 23 0 16 7 23 16 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 14 14 0 7 7 14 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 31 31 0 19 11 31 19 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 38 38 0 23 14 38 23 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 31 31 0 20 11 31 20 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 56 56 0 33 22 56 33 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996 45 45 0 31 14 45 31 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997 74 74 0 45 27 74 45 27 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 68 66 2 48 18 68 48 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 98 98 0 61 33 98 61 33 0 0 0 0 0 0



1 Includes races other than White or Black.
2 Includes 25 armed robbery, 20 kidnapping, 11 burglary, 8 espionage (6 in 1942 and 2 in 1953), and 6 aggravated assault.

Source: Through 1978, U.S. Law Enforcement Assistance Administration; thereafter, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Correctional Populations in the United States, annual; and Capital Punishment, annual. Most recent 1998, series NCJ 179012, December 1999.

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/cp.htm

* Capital Punishment in the United States

This series provides annual data on prisoners under a sentence of death and on those whose offense sentences were commuted or vacated during the years indicated. Information is supplied on basic sociodemographic characteristics such as age, sex, race, ethnicity, marital status at time of imprisonment, level of education, and state of incarceration. Criminal history data include prior felony convictions for criminal homicide and legal status at the time of the capital offense . Additional information is available for inmates removed from death row by yearend of the last year indicated and for inmates who were executed.

Principal Investigator: Bureau of Justice Statistics

Years Produced: Annually (latest release contains all years)

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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