112 is one of the emergency numbers in Italy.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 9 seconds.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 42% of Italians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Italy.

The national emergency numbers are:

  • 113 - police
  • 115 - fire brigade
  • 118 - first aid

Different regional and local solutions such as, e-mail, SMS to long numbers, Flag Mii and Where ARE U applications have been deployed in order to allow access to emergency services for users with disabilities. However, these facilities are not available in the whole territory.

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