Well I know doing stats at school was rare, but surely everyone knows that "half the population are below average". It is kind of (one of) the definition of "average"!
Apparently not, Julia Stent states on the BBC that :-
"Britain might be riding the wave of a super-fast broadband revolution,
but for 49% who get less than the national average broadband speed, the
wave isn't causing so much a splash as a ripple," said Julia Stent,
director of telecoms at uSwitch.
Really how thick can you be?