This post may be “too much information” for some readers, but Chris is very practical, and likes to analyze all that we see. Before reading on, remember that you have been warned!
In countries where the sewage system is such that NO toilet paper can be flushed down the toilet the bidet offers a pleasant option, at least relative to the usual option of storing dirty toilet paper in a bin in the bathroom. The in-toilet bidet shown below, for those wondering what it is, has the economy of saving space in the bathroom along with the advantage of not having to transfer oneself from the toilet to the bidet while (how shall we say it?) in a delicate condition.C.