Terms used in official statistics

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Median age


It shows the average age of people in a given community (e.g. inhabiting certain area). The value of the median divides the surveyed community into two parts - one-half of the cases falling below the median age and one-half above the middle value.

High-level terms

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Demograficznych
Amendments to the description of a concept:
  • Median age
    Description of the concept that applied to: 31.12.2017