Death Penalty Database

An accessible version of the Death Penalty Worldwide Database will be available from February. If you have a disability and are having trouble accessing information on this website or need materials in an alternate format, please contact [email protected] for assistance.

Advanced Search

Country Search

Select one or more countries from the drop-down menu to display all the available information on the chosen country/countries. Use the CTRL key (PC) or cmd key (Mac) to select more than one country.

Keyword Search

Keyword Search in the entire database (Typing a phrase will search for the exact phrase.):

Filter Search

How to use the Filter Search:

  1. Use the drop-down menus, min/max parameters and keyword searches to create filters for your search. Use the CTRL (PC) or cmd (Mac) key to select more than one item from any drop-down menu.
  2. Check the box of every question for which you want to display the answer. The answer will be displayed for every country that meets your criteria.

If you want to display all the answers for a question without using the drop-down menu as a filter, check the box without selecting any item on the drop-down menu, or select the blank space at the top of the drop-down menu.


Country Details

Crimes and Offenders Punishable By Death

International Commitments

Death Penalty In Law

Death Penalty In Practice

Decisions of International Human Rights Bodies

Additional Sources and Contacts