How many portable toilets will you need for your event?

Providing too few restrooms can have a major economic impact on event promoters and vendors. Providing too many can cause excessive expense. The following chart provides a guideline for determining the number of portable restroom facilities necessary to provide adequate sanitation service to your customers.

Number of units required when no pumping service is provided.
50/50 mix of men and women.
One unit provides approx. 200 uses with four hours between uses.

Average
Crowd
Size

 
Average
hours at the event
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

500

 
2
4
4
5
6
7
9
9
10
12

1,000

 
4
6
8
8
9
9
11
12
13
13

2,000

 
5
6
9
12
14
16
18
20
23
25

3,000

 
6
9
12
16
20
24
26
30
34
38

4,000

 
8
13
16
22
25
30
35
40
45
50

5,000

 
12
15
20
25
31
38
44
50
56
63

6,000

 
12
15
23
30
38
45
53
60
68
75

7,000

 
12
18
26
35
44
53
61
70
79
88

8,000

 
12
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100

10,000

 
15
25
38
50
63
75
88
100
113
125

12,500

 
18
31
47
63
78
94
109
125
141
156

15,000

 
20
38
56
75
94
113
131
150
169
188

17,500

 
22
44
66
88
109
131
153
175
197
219

20,000

 
25
50
75
100
125
150
175
200
225
250