# MEDIAN

Returns the median of numbers in a column.

To return the median of an expresssion evaluated for each row in a table, use MEDIANX function.

## Syntax

```
MEDIAN(<column>)
```

### Parameters

Term | Definition |
---|---|

column | The column that contains the numbers for which the median is to be computed. |

## Return value

A decimal number.

## Remarks

Only the numbers in the column are counted. Blanks, logical values, and text are ignored.

MEDIAN( Table[Column] ) is equivalent to MEDIANX( Table, Table[Column] ).

This function is not supported for use in DirectQuery mode when used in calculated columns or row-level security (RLS) rules.

## Example

The following computes the median of a column named Age in a table named Customers:

```
= MEDIAN( Customers[Age] )
```