UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset

SND-ID: EXT 0031

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Uppsala universitet, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program


The UCDP, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, contains information on a large number data on organised violence, armed violence, and peacemaking. There is information from 1946 up to today, and the datasets are updated continuously. The data can be downloaded for free.

The UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset is a conflict-year and dyad-year dataset with information on the number of battle-related deaths in the conflicts from 1989-2013 that appear in the UCDP/PRIO Armed Conflict Dataset.


The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) collects information on a large number of aspects of armed violence since 1946.



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Armed conflicts

Time period(s) investigated

1989 – ongoing

Geographic coverage

Sundberg, Ralph. 2008. "Collective Violence 2002 - 2007: Global and Regional Trends." In Harbom, Lotta and Ralph Sundberg (eds.). States in Armed Conflict 2007. Uppsala: Universitetstryckeriet.
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Access to data via

UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset


Cite as:
UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset v.5-2013, Uppsala Conflict Data Program, www.ucdp.uu.se, Uppsala University

Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Uppsala universitet, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Time period(s) investigated

1989 – 2013



Number of individuals/objects


Published: 2015-02-13
Last updated: 2019-02-06