In honor of today being National Toilet Paper Day, here are the top five things you didn’t know about toilet paper, according to Veritiv.

And a few more facts you might not have been aware of:
 • On August 26, 1871, the first toilet paper was sold on a roll
 • Forty-nine percent of people choose toilet paper as their “necessity” if stranded on a deserted island (ahead of food!)
 • Seventy-two percent of people hang the roll with sheets going over, not under
 • In the average public restroom, it takes an estimated 71 people to use one entire roll
 • It takes about 384 trees to make all the toilet paper that one man uses within his lifetime
 * Information provided by Toilet Paper Encyclopedia