SQL Delete

The SQL DELETE statement allows you to delete a record from the database.

The DELETE command uses a WHERE clause. If you don't use a WHERE clause, all rows in the table will be deleted. Again, as with the UPDATE statement, the syntax for a basic DELETE statement is similar to a SELECT statement.

SQL statement

DELETE
FROM Individual
WHERE IndividualId = '6';

Source Table

IndividualIdFirstNameLastNameUserName
1FredFlinstonefreddo
2HomerSimpsonhomey
3HomerBrownnotsofamous
4OzzyOzzbournesabbath
5HomerGainnoplacelike
6BennyHillfunnyman

Result

Now if we select all records from the table, we see that record 6 has been deleted.

IndividualIdFirstNameLastNameUserName
1FredFlinstonefreddo
2HomerSimpsonhomey
3HomerBrownnotsofamous
4OzzyOzzbournesabbath
5HomerGainnoplacelike