Executions Overview

1532 men and women have been executed in the United States since the 1970s, although executions have declined significantly over the past two decades. Most executions have been concentrated in a few states and a small number of outlier counties.

DPIC Database: Execution Database

DPIC Database: Execution Database

List of all defendants executed in the United States after 1976. Includes data such as sex, race, race of victims, and method of execution

Upcoming Executions

Upcoming Executions

Upcoming executions, stays of execution, and outcomes of death warrants

Executions in 2021

Executions in 2021

List of executions carried out so far in 2021. (For previous years, please see sidebar)

Outcomes of Death Warrants 2021

Outcomes of Death Warrants 2021

Outcomes of death warrants, such as stays, reprieves, and reschedules


News & Developments


Jun 18, 2020

Utah Reaches Ten Years With No Executions

Utah has become the lat­est U.S. state to have gone more than a decade with­out car­ry­ing out an exe­cu­tion. The state last put a pris­on­er to death on June 18, 2010, when it exe­cut­ed Ronnie Gardner by fir­ing squad. Utah joins…