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Facts and figures

In 2014/15, ESTA answered 2,413,335 calls for assistance, representing a call every 13 seconds or an average of 6612 a day. This was an increase of 0.3 per cent in the total number of calls taken compared with the previous year. The total number of events dispatched grew to 2,047,994, an average of more than 5600 each day or one every 15 seconds.

The following provides a snapshot of some specific highlights.

Throughout the year:

1,707,209

Number of triple zero emergency calls answered from Victorians needing assistance from police, fire and ambulance services.

363,295

Number of non-triple zero emergency calls.

262,852

Number of calls answered for non-emergency assistance such as patient transport and calls from emergency services in the field.

6,612

Average number of calls per day, representing one call every 13 seconds.

335,529

Number of Metropolitan "code one" emergency events we helped ambulance with.

2,462

Number of police pursuit events we helped police with.

107

Number of deliveries we helped with for babies who couldn't wait to get to hospital.

1,298,520

Messages relayed via the Emergency Alerting Service (EAS) throughout the year.

9,848,996

Total number of transactions processed via the Mobile Data Network (MDN).