MEDIAN function in Oracle

MEDIAN is one of the vital Numeric/Math functions of Oracle. It is used to get the MEDIAN value of an expression. The MEDIAN function is supported in the various versions of the Oracle/PLSQL, including, Oracle 12c, Oracle 11g, Oracle 10g, Oracle 9i and Oracle 8i.


MEDIAN( expression )

expression: It is used to specify the expression whose median to be calculated.


select MEDIAN(marks)
from students
where section = 'Biology';

The result will be the median marks for all students in the Biology section.