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: Parliamentary democracy
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 21 September 1981
legal system: based on English common law
legislative system: bicameral, Senate and National Assembly
judicial system: Supreme Court, the chief justice is appointed by the Governor General on advice of the Prime Minister
religion: 49,6% Catholic; 27% Protestant, 14% other, 9.4% none
death row: 0
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America