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 republic
state of civil and political rights: Free
constitution: 3 November 1978
legal system: based on English common law
legislative system: unicameral House of Assembly
judicial system: Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, consisting of the Court of Appeal and the High Court
religion: Roman Catholic 61.4%, Protestant 22%, other Christian 7.7%, other or unspecified
death row: 0
year of last executions: 0-8-1986
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty:



South America