The average time to answer a 112 call is 7 seconds.
According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 50% of Latvians know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.
The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Latvia.
The national emergency numbers are:
- 110 and 02 - police
- 113 and 03 - medical service
- 114 and 04 - gas emergency
- 01- fire
"My safety" emergency application, which provides the location of the caller with a precision of 10 meters based on the GNSS coordinates is available in Latvia to contact the emergency services.
Users with disabilities can access the emergency services by SMS to 112 and through the emergency application.