112 is one of the emergency numbers in Spain.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 5 seconds. In addition to the national language(s), the calls can be answered in English, French, Portuguese, Arabic and German, depending on the call centres.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 29% of Spanish know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in Spain:

  • 091 - police,
  • 061 - health emergencies
  • 080 - fire fighters
  • 092 - local police

Disabled end-users can use the SMS to access emergency services.

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Published: 
11 February 2013
Last update: 
9 May 2017
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