'Crappy' facts

The average person spends 3 years of their life on the toilet.

Only 30% of people in the world use toilet paper.

The average person visits the toilet 3,000 times a year - about 8 times a day.

'Krapp' is a Swedish brand of toilet paper.

World Toilet Day takes place on 19 November each year.

40% of the world's population has no access to toilets.

World Toilet Organization has set up a World Toilet College in Singapore.

Toilets in homes were first made compulsory in 1519 by the provincial government of Normandy in France.

The first separate toilets for men and women was at a party in Paris in 1739.

The first Public Toilet was constructed in Paris, France, in 1824.

Toilet paper was first made for the Chinese emperor in 1391. The British Perforated Paper Company first produced toilet paper in Great Britain in 1880.

Americans use an average of 69 sheets of toilet paper a day. If they go 8 times a day, that's over 25,000 sheets a year!

If stranded on a desert island what "necessity" would you choose? In one survey, almost half (49%) of people chose toilet paper as their greatest island necessity - ahead of food!

Ref : www.bog-standard.org


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