Death penalty statistics 2013: country by country

At least 778 executions were carried out across the world in 2013, according to figures out today from Amnesty International. See how the data breaks down by country

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At least 778 executions were carried out in 2013 – up from at least 682 in 2012 – according to the latest global report from Amnesty International.

At least 778 people were executed in 22 countries in 2013. In 2012, Amnesty International reported at least 682 executions in 21 countries worldwide. At least 1,925 death sentences were recorded in 57 countries in 2013, an increase from the 2012 figure of 1,722 in 58 countries. 23,392 people are thought to have been on death row at the end of 2013.

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