We visit the toilet more than 2,500 times a year.
6 liters of clean water are consumed by an average toilet.
10% of people in the U.S. cover toilet seats with toilet paper to prevent germs.
80% of diseases in developing countries are due to poor sanitation and dirty water.
Around 90% of the medications taken are excreted in the urine. The sewerage system in the cities of the world thus contains high doses of medicines.
Every year, nearly 1.8 million people die from fecal-borne diseases.
There are more than 40,000 germs in a public toilet.
The Kowloon Shop of Hong Kong-based Hang Fung Gold Technology Ltd. has one of the most expensive toilets in the world. The toilet is made of 24 carat gold and set with precious stones.
There is a medical disorder in infants called“maple syrup urine disease.” The child’s urine smells of maple syrup or burnt sugar.