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: presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Partly free
constitution: 11 February 1987
legal system: mixed legal system of civil, common, Islamic, and customary law
legislative system: bicameral Congress (Kongreso) consists of the Senate (Senado) and the House of Representatives (Kapulungan Ng Mga Kinatawan)
judicial system: Supreme Court whose justices are appointed for four-year terms by the president on the recommendation of the Judicial and Bar Council; Court of Appeals
religion: 83% Catholic; 9% Protestant; 5% Muslim; 3% Buddhist and other minorities
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