How to delete a record in a table using SQL?

The SQL DELETE Query is used to delete the existing records from a table.

You can use WHERE clause with DELETE query to delete selected rows, otherwise all the records would be deleted.

Syntax:
The basic syntax of DELETE query with WHERE clause is as follows:

DELETE FROM table_name
WHERE [condition];

Example:
Consider the CUSTOMERS table having the following records:
+—-+———-+—–+———–+———-+
| ID | NAME | AGE | ADDRESS | SALARY |
+—-+———-+—–+———–+———-+
| 1 | Ramesh | 32 | Ahmedabad | 2000.00 |
| 2 | Khilan | 25 | Delhi | 1500.00 |
| 3 | kaushik | 23 | Kota | 2000.00 |
| 4 | Chaitali | 25 | Mumbai | 6500.00 |
| 5 | Hardik | 27 | Bhopal | 8500.00 |
| 6 | Komal | 22 | MP | 4500.00 |
| 7 | Muffy | 24 | Indore | 10000.00 |

Following is an example, which would DELETE a customer, whose ID is 6:

DELETE FROM CUSTOMERS
WHERE ID = 6;

If you want to DELETE all the records from CUSTOMERS table, you do not need to use WHERE clause and DELETE query would be as follows:

DELETE FROM CUSTOMERS;

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