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Crime > Executions per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of known executions in the country (Data is for 2007). Because these figures include only documented cases; the true figures are likely to be higher in many countries. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 The Bahamas 5.85 executions 2007
2 Saudi Arabia 5.52 executions 2007
3 Equatorial Guinea 4.69 executions 2007
4 Sierra Leone 4.43 executions 2007
5 Iran 4.41 executions 2007
6 Rwanda 2.42 executions 2007
7 Oman 2.33 executions 2007
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.75 executions 2007
9 Jordan 1.59 executions 2007
10 Libya 1.56 executions 2007
11 Iraq 1.15 executions 2007
12 Pakistan 0.824 executions 2007
13 Kyrgyzstan 0.759 executions 2007
14 Yemen 0.708 executions 2007
15 Egypt 0.647 executions 2007
16 Afghanistan 0.569 executions 2007
17 Somalia 0.561 executions 2007
18 Botswana 0.522 executions 2007
19 Lebanon 0.483 executions 2007
20 Cuba 0.442 executions 2007
21 Singapore 0.436 executions 2007
22 Kuwait 0.391 executions 2007
23 Syria 0.358 executions 2007
24 China 0.357 executions 2007
25 Vietnam 0.297 executions 2007
26 Sudan 0.211 executions 2007
27 Zimbabwe 0.157 executions 2007
28 United States 0.139 executions 2007
29 Belarus 0.105 executions 2007
30 Guatemala 0.0751 executions 2007
31 Japan 0.0704 executions 2007
32 Bangladesh 0.041 executions 2007
33 Nigeria 0.0408 executions 2007
34 Thailand 0.0151 executions 2007
35 Ethiopia 0.0124 executions 2007
36 Indonesia 0.00433 executions 2007
37 Uzbekistan 0.0 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Crime > Executions per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Amnesty International. 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/Executions-per-million

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Interesting observations about Crime > Executions per million

  • All of the top 2 countries by executions per million are Hot countries.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for executions per million amongst Muslim countries in 2007.
  • Iraq ranked second for executions per million amongst Failed states in 2007.
  • Iran ranked second for executions per million amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2007.
  • 2 of the top 3 countries by executions per million are Christian.
  • Nigeria ranked last for executions per million amongst OPEC countries in 2007.
  • Bangladesh ranked last for executions per million amongst South Asia in 2007.
  • Japan ranked last for executions per million amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2007.
  • United States ranked third last for executions per million amongst Former British colonies in 2007.
  • Pakistan ranked first for executions per million amongst South and Central Asia in 2007.
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