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: constitutional government in free association with the US; the Compact of Free Association entered into force 1 October 1994
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 1 January 1981
legal system: based on Trust Territory laws, acts of the legislature, municipal, common, and customary laws
legislative system: Bicameral Parliament (Olbiil Era Kelulau) consists of the Senate and the House of Delegates
judicial system: Supreme Court, National Court, Court of Common Pleas
religion: Christian majority
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