executions in the world:

In 2023


2000 to present



  • Abolitionist
  • retentionist
  • De facto abolitionist
  • Moratorium on executions
  • Abolitionist for ordinary crimes
  • Committed to abolishing the death penalty


government: limited democracy
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: “Basic Law”, approved on 31 March 1993 by China's National People's Congress, is Macau's mini-constitution
legal system: Portuguese civil law system
legislative system: unicameral Legislative Assembly
judicial system: Court of Final Appeal in Macau Special Administrative Region
religion: Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none and other 35%
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



Asia, Middle East, Australia and Oceania