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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Julie L. Jones

Florida Department of Corrections
Julie L. Jones, Secretary

Death Row

Most (58.8%) inmates on Death Row are white, with 37.4% black, and 3.8% other.

  • Average number of years served before execution: 15.2
  • Average number of years between offense and execution: 17.0
  • Average age at execution: 46.9
  • A death row cell is approximately 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high.
Race of Inmates Executed Since Death Penalty Resumed in 1979
White = 63.6% (56); Black = 31.8% (28); Other = 4.5% (4)

Race & Gender of Death Row Inmates on June 30 Compared Over Five Years
  2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Gender
Males 393 396 398 400 391
Females 1 3 4 5 5
Race
Black 138 145 146 150 148
White  244 241 241 240 233
Other 12 13 15 15 15
Race/Gender
White Males 243 240 240 239 232
Black Males 138 144 145 148 146
Other Males 12 12 13 13 13
White Females 1 1 1 1 1
Black Females 0 1 1 2 2
Other Females 0 1 2 2 2
Total 394 399 402 405 396


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