The Death Penalty Worldwide
According to Amnesty International, 140 countries have abolished the death penalty. In 2012, only one country, Latvia, abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In 2011, 21 countries around the world were known to have carried out executions and at least 63 to have imposed death sentences. See also U.S. Figures.
Death Penalty Outlawed (year)1
Death Penalty Outlawed for Ordinary Crimes2 (year)
De Facto Ban on Death Penalty3 (year)4
Death Penalty Permitted