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Crime > Capital punishment > Number executed per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Estimated number of people executed in each country in the year 2009. Some countries do not release official figures in this regard. Figures relating to such countries are just estimates released by Amnesty International. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Botswana 0.512 2009
2 United States 0.17 2009
3 Japan 0.0549 2009
4 Thailand 0.0302 2009
5 Bangladesh 0.0201 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Capital punishment > Number executed per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Amnesty International: The death penalty in 2009. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Crime/Capital-punishment/Number-executed-per-million

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Interesting observations about Crime > Capital punishment > Number executed per million

  • All of the top 2 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are Christian.
  • All of the top 2 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are Former British Colonies'.
  • 3 of the top 5 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are Hot countries.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are Heavily indebted.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are High income OECD.
  • Japan ranked last for capital punishment > number executed per million amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2009.
  • 2 of the top 4 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are East Asian and Pacific.
  • Bangladesh ranked first for capital punishment > number executed per million amongst South Asia in 2009.
  • 2 of the top 5 countries by capital punishment > number executed per million are Densely populated.
  • United States ranked first for capital punishment > number executed per million amongst English speaking countries in 2009.
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