UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset

Overview Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Uppsala universitet, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Description

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.

Purpose:

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

Subject area

Conflict, security and peace (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Uppsala universitet, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0031

Description

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.

Purpose:

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

Language

English

Time period(s) investigated

1989 — ongoing

Unit of analysis

Population

Armed conflicts

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Conflict, security and peace (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Citation requirement

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

Publications

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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UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Uppsala universitet, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Description

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

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated

1989 — 2013

Variables

24

Number of individuals/objects

1264

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