112 is the single emergency number in Denmark.

The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in Denmark.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 10 seconds.

In addition to Danish, the calls are answered in English, Swedish and Norwegian.

A 112 Application, that can provide a 10-60 meters accuracy of the caller, is available for Danish citizens. 

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 50% of Danes know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

Hearing and speech impaired people can communicate through SMS to long numbers with the emergency services, subject to pre-registration.

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Published: 
11 February 2013
Last update: 
9 February 2018
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