What is the width and length of a toilet paper roll? Charmin, Angel Soft, Scot and Cottonelle.

Have you ever wondered how long a toilet paper roll is? Although we use it every day, do we actually know how long it is? We all know the toilet paper roll has many different sheets on it, but what would it look like if it were completely unrolled?

The length of an average toilet paper roll varies from brand to brand. A toilet paper roll’s length varies based on its brand, style, and ply.

Generally, cheaper toilet paper will have fewer sheets and a smaller ply. The cardboard tube’s width is another factor to consider. Although toilet paper lengths vary, let’s go with the average.

What is the length, width, weight and dimensions of a toilet paper roll?

How long is a roll of toilet paper unrolled?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it can vary depending on the brand and type of toilet paper roll. However, on average, an average toilet paper roll is approximately 4.5 inches wide and 400 sheets long.

Here is a comparison of some of the top toilet papers brands;

Brand NameNo. of plyNos. of Sheets
Angel soft2-ply429 sheets per roll
Cottonelle toilet paper2-ply451 sheets per roll
Charmin Ultra Strong Toilet Paper2-Ply264 sheets per roll  
Scott 10001-Ply1000 sheets per roll
Diamond Toilet paper2-ply420 sheets per roll

 So, comparing some brands shows us the average length of 1200 inches. In other words, this is about 30.48 meters, 100 feet, or 3,048 centimeters. You are amazed that it is a length equal to that of a Boeing 737 -500 aircraft or 10 Story building.

Weight of toilet paper roll

In terms of weight, toilet paper rolls weigh roughly 0.5 to 1.5 pounds. The weight of a toilet paper roll also varies with the brands and sizes of toilet paper. Some special features and materials will affect the product’s overall weight, but this is the standard weight of a toilet paper roll.

The weight of the paper can also be affected by other factors, such as types of pulp used, colors or dyes, and the plies per roll. There are 2, 3, and 4 ply rolls available, which again influences weight. The roll weight will vary depending on whether the brand image is laminated on or stamped on it. 

Length of a toilet paper Sheet

In terms of length, a standard toilet paper sheet is approximately 11cm long, 4.5 inches. Each roll contains approximately 200-1000 sheets, as discussed above. Depending on the brand, the length and width vary, and many brands have specific standard toilet paper roll dimensions.

Brand NameNo. of plySheet size
Angel soft2-ply3.8’’ x 4.0”
Cottonelle toilet paper2-ply4″ x 3 3/4″
Charmin Ultra Strong Toilet Paper2-Ply(3.92” x 4”)
Scott 10001-Ply4.1” x 3.7”

The Dimensions of a toilet Paper Roll

The dimensions of a toilet paper roll can vary, but the average length is about 4.5 inches (11.43 cm). The width is about 4 inches (10.16 cm), and the dimension (height) is about 3.75 inches (9.53 cm). So, a toilet paper roll typically measures around 12.75 inches (32.4 cm) in circumference. Of course, these dimensions can vary depending on the brand or type of toilet paper roll.

Dimensions of toilet paper roll

Some Rolls Are Longer or Shorter

The table above shows us different types of brands with different numbers and sizes of toilet paper sheets. It is to clarify that either of the brands mentioned above produces their products with the same name but have different types and numbers of sheets.

For example, Charmin, ultra-soft toilet paper, you will find this same product with various features (like numbers and size of sheets) in different markets.

Likewise, the sheets of toilet paper vary from brand to brand. For example, Charmin Ultra Soft toilet paper rolls have a length of 4.7 inches (11.94 cm), a width of 4.1 inches (10.41 cm), and a dimension of 3.8 inches (9.65 cm). It makes the Charmin Ultra Soft rolls slightly larger than average, with a circumference of around 12.95 inches (32.89 cm).

On the other hand, Cottonelle Ultra ComfortCare toilet paper rolls have a length of 4.4 inches (11.18 cm), a width of 3.7 inches (9.40 cm), and a dimension of 3.6 inches (9.14 cm). This makes the Cottonelle Ultra ComfortCare rolls slightly smaller than average, with a circumference of around 11.7 inches (29.72 cm).

What is the diameter of a toilet paper roll?

The average diameter of a toilet paper roll is about 4 inches (10.16 cm). However, the diameter can vary depending on the brand or type of toilet paper roll.

For example, Charmin Ultra Soft toilet paper rolls have a diameter of 4.1 inches (10.41 cm), while Cottonelle Ultra ComfortCare toilet paper rolls have a diameter of 3.7 inches (9.40 cm).

Why Do Toilet Paper Rolls Vary in Size?

There are a few reasons why toilet paper rolls might vary in size. One reason is that different brands of toilet paper rolls can have different dimensions.

Another reason is that the rolls might be different sizes depending on whether they are “jumbo” or “regular” rolls. Jumbo rolls are typically larger than regular rolls and usually have a longer length and wider width.

What is the circumference of a toilet paper roll?

The circumference of a toilet paper roll is the distance around the outside of the roll. The average circumference of a toilet paper roll is around 12.75 inches (32.4 cm). However, the circumference can vary depending on the brand or type of toilet paper roll.

Likewise the average thickness of toilet paper is about 0.0027 inches (0.069 mm). However, the thickness can vary depending on the brand or type of toilet paper. For example, Charmin Ultra Soft toilet paper has a thickness of 0.0028 inches (0.071 mm), while Cottonelle Ultra ComfortCare toilet paper has a thickness of 0.0026 inches (0.066 mm).

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