A pig toilet is a simple type of dry toilet consisting of an outhouse mounted over a pigsty, with a chute or hole connecting the two. The pigs consume the feces of the users of the toilet, pig toilets were once common in rural China, where a single Chinese ideogram signifies both pigsty and privy. Funerary models of pig toilets from the Han dynasty prove that it was an ancient custom and these arrangements have been strongly discouraged by the Chinese authorities in recent years, although as late as 2005, they could still be found in remote northern provinces. Chinese influence may have spread the use of pig toilets to Okinawa before World War II, pig toilets were also used in parts of India such as Goa. A2003 survey of sanitary arrangements in Goa and Kerala found that 22. 7% of the still used pig toilets. On Jejudo, an island of South Korea that is home to a breed of black pig. These pigsty toilets were in use in the 1960s
Model of toilet with pigsty (China, Eastern Han dynasty 25 - 220 AD).
A fuuru (pig toilet) in early 20th century Okinawa