estimated number of people executed in 2015 as per Amnesty International. (The numbers exclude China, where these data remain a state secret, although Amnesty said thousands were almost certainly killed there in 2015 by the government).
Increase on the number of executions in 2014.
of all executions happened in 3 countries: Iran (977), Pakistan (326) and Saudi Arabia (158).
countries that have some form of death penalty.