How many people are on death row in Ohio?

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - On the eve of Ronald Phillips' execution in Ohio for the rape an murder of a 3-year-old girl, there are new numbers available from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction about its prison population.

Total Prison Population: 

50,301

  • Male-46,084 (91.62 percent)
  • Female-4,217 (8.38 percent)
  • White-26,370 (52.42 percent)
  • Black-22,580 (44.98 percent)
  • other- 1,351 (2.69 percent)

Inmates on death row:

  • Male-139
  • Female-1
  • White-60
  • Black-78
  • Other-2

Executed since 1999

  • 53

Inmates serving life, without parole:

  • 606

Cost:

Budgets:

  • FY 2016:$1,689,716,388
  • FY 2017: $1,770,550,320
  • FY 2018: $1,823,007,660

Cost per inmate:

  • Per day- $72.23
  • Annually- $26,364.73

Staff:

  • Total staff- 12,270
  • Total Corrections Officers (CO): 6,668
  • Inmate to officer ratio- 6.8 : 1

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