112 is the only emergency number in Malta.

The average time to answer a 112 call is 8 seconds.

In addition to Maltese, the calls are answered in English.

According to the latest E-communications household and telecom single market survey, 51% of Maltese people know they can use 112 everywhere in the EU.

The European emergency number 112 is the only emergency number in Malta. 119 is used as a helpline.

People with disabilities can access the emergency services through SMS to a long number.

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Published: 
11 February 2013
Last update: 
21 March 2018
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