112 is one of the emergency numbers in the United Kingdom

The average time to answer a 112 call is 1 second.

In addition to English, the calls can be answered in Welsh and in 170 languages with the help of interpreters.

The Advanced Mobile Location (AML) service is available in the UK.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 26% of British people know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is not the only emergency number in the UK. It is used alongside the national emergency number 999.

People with disabilities can contact the emergency services through relay services and SMS, subject to pre-registration.

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