Tags: Death Statistics, The United States, Crime & Punishment Statistics
Sources: Death Penalty Information Centre. (2014)
List Notes: Data is top 5 executions by U.S. state from the years 1976 to 2014. These figures are based on 1,378 state executions carried out since 1976. The following methods have been used to execute death-row prisoners in the United States since 1976: Lethal Injection, Electrocution, Gas Chamber, Hanging, and Firing Squad.