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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Timothy H. Cannon, Interim Secretary

Death Row

Most (60%) Inmates on Death Row are White

  • Most (60%) inmates on Death Row are white, with 36% black, and 4% other.
  • Average number of years served before execution: 13.4
  • Average number of years between offense and execution: 15.1
  • Average age at execution: 45.4
  • Average age at offense for those executed: 30.3
  • A death row cell is approximately 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high.
Race of Inmates Executed Since Death Penalty Reinstated
White = 62% (43); Black = 32% (22); Other = 6% (4)

Race and Gender of Death Row Inmates on June 30 Compared Over Five Years
  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Gender
Males 389 390 393 396 398
Females 2 1 1 3 4
Race
Black 137 139 138 145 146
White  241 240 244 241 241
Other 13 12 12 13 15
Race/Gender
White Males 239 239 243 240 240
Black Males 137 139 138 144 145
Other Males 13 12 12 12 13
White Females 2 1 1 1 1
Black Females 0 0 0 1 1
Other Females 0 0 0 1 2
Total 391 391 394 399 402