2011 census data

Return to footnote 22 referrer. The median age is an age 'x', such that exactly one half of the population is older than 'x' and the other half is younger than 'x'. A couple with children may be further classified as either an intact family or stepfamily, and stepfamilies may, in turn, be classified as simple or complex. The Office for National Statistics is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority , a non-ministerial department formed in and which reports directly to Parliament.