112 is one of the emergency numbers in the United Kingdom

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

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 by SMS to 112 or 999 as well as through text relay on textphones or the text relay application.

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