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: 23 December 1991, amended a number of times, most recently on 25 July 2000
legal system: based on civil law system
legislative system: bicameral Parliament consists of a National Assembly or Drzavni Zbor and the National Council or Drzavni Svet
judicial system: Supreme Court (judges are elected by the National Assembly on the recommendation of the Judicial Council) and Constitutional Court (judges elected for nine-year terms by the National Assembly and nominated by the president)
religion: Catholic 57.8%, Muslim 2.4%, Orthodox 2.3%, other
death row:
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 0
executions: 0
international treaties on human rights and the death penalty: