UCDP Battle-Related Deaths Dataset

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Uppsala universitet, Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Research principal

Uppsala University - Uppsala Cinflict Data Program rorId


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.

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

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Armed conflicts

Time period(s) investigated

1989 – 2013



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage
Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala Cinflict Data Program

Topic and keywords

Research area

Conflict, security and peace (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)


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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