**"Yet, on a daily basis, we use 10 billion tons of freshwater worldwide"**

In fact, No one can say how much water a person consumes each day. No matter how many surveys are done by the government or anyone else, they are based on one guess. But of course, we can guess. We have tried to draw a conclusion by studying the latest data from here.

So Lets Begin,

According to research, more than 80% of people misjudge how much water they use every day. Approximately,

## How Much Water Does The Average Person Use Per Day (In Detail)

### How Much Water Does The Average Men Use Per Day

- Showers and Baths - You may be wondering if the most common use of household water is showering and bathing, followed by flushing the toilet? The shower is the biggest consumer of household water.

- Uses 45 to 50 liters of water in the shower for an average of 5 to 7 minutes,
- Power showers use about 175 liters of water over the same period.
- Even if we take an average of 10 minutes, a person uses 60 to 65 liters of water for bathing.
- In Most of the survey, 65% of those surveyed have a power shower at home, indicating that a large number of people are individually washing away more than 63,800 liters of water — or 112,456 pints — each year on showering alone.
- Cutting your shower time by one minute could save up to 9,000 liters of water every year.
- NOTE -(We have answered here by considering a normal shower, if we consider a power shower then one person consumes about 250 to 350 liters of water daily.)

- 5 liters x 5 (Average flushes per day) x 1 (For 1 person only) = 25 Liters
- If NO, your household uses:
- 11 liters x 5 (flushes per Day) x 1 (For 1 person only) = 55 litres
- Dual flush toilets use 5 liters of water on average instead of 11 liters.
- used by older, single flush toilets.
- NOTE - (We have used an average of 5 flushes. per person per day in the house

- 5 liters x 5 (Average flushes per day) x 1 (For 1 person only) = 25 Liters
- If NO, your household uses:
- 11 liters x 5 (flushes per Day) x 1 (For 1 person only) = 55 litres
- Dual flush toilets use 5 liters of water on average instead of 11 liters.
- used by older, single flush toilets.
- NOTE - (We have used an average of 5 flushes. per person per day in the house).

- Do you, and those in your household, leave the tap running when brushing your teeth? This wastes 5 liters per minute
- If NO, you are only using an average of 1 liter of water each time.
- It's estimated that each Day each person uses 2 liters for teeth brushing.

- 15.5 cups (3.7 liters) water to drink a day for men.

### How Much Water Does The Average Housewives Use Per Day

**A total of 350 to 450 liters of water is used by the housewife for the water she needs for herself and for the water used in the house.**

- And women need more water to bath than men.
- Even if we take an average of 15 minutes, a single women uses 65 to 70 liters of water for bathing.

- If NO, your household uses:

- 11 liters x 5 (flushes per Day) x 1 (For 1 person only) = 55 litres
- Dual flush toilets use 5 liters of water on average instead of 11 liters.
- used by older, single flush toilets.
- NOTE - (We have used an average of 5 flushes. per person per day in the house).

- If NO, you are only using an average of 1 liter of water each time.
- It's estimated that each Day each person uses 2 liters for teeth brushing.

- The average washing machine uses up to 50 to 65 liters of water per cycle, so one wash per household approximately equates to 104m liters of water

- If YES, your household will use 65 liters per day
- If NO, your household will use 75 liters per day.

- If YES, on average your household uses 93 liters a week on the garden.
- If NO, on average your household uses 159 liters a week in the garden.
- If you have no garden, you will use 0 liters a day for gardening.

- If YES, your household will use an average of 95 to 100 liters each day.
- If NO, your household will use an average of 150 to 160 liters of water each day.

## Standard Water Consumption Per Person Per Day

### Estimation of Water Requirements for drinking and domestic use (Source: National Building Code 2016, BIS)

#### a) Residential Buildings:

**For communities with a population of 20,000 to 100,00 together with full flushing system..**

- Required 100 to 135 lphd

### For communities with a population above 100,000 together with full flushing system

- Required 150 to 200 lphd

NOTE:

- Head The cost of supplying 150 to 200 liters of water per day can be reduced
- 135 liters per day for households of middle-income group (MIG) and
- low-income groups (LIG) and the Economically Weak Section of the Society (EWS), as of now, And water availability.
- Out of 150 to 200 liters per day, 45 liters per day can be taken for flushing Requirements and residual quantities for other household purposes.

### FAQ

**How many minutes in total do household members spend in the shower onan average day?**

**How to calculate Water Consumption for teeth brushing ?**

How Much Water Does The Average Housewives Use Per Day ?

How Much Water Does The Average Housewives Use Per Day ?

**How Much Water Does The Average Men Use Per Day ?**

**Average Water Consumption Per Person Per Day In Liters**"

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