Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
51.88 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
57.91 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
52.62 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
54.31 Moderate
Worries car stolen
49.27 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
53.91 Moderate
Worries attacked
46.00 Moderate
Worries being insulted
38.30 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
33.88 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
46.59 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
55.15 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
49.98 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
67.04 High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
63.39 High
Safety walking alone during night
40.16 Moderate

Contributors: 1927

Last update: February 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in Malaysia

Crime Index
Safety Index
Kuala Lumpur 61.8 38.2
Johor Bahru 51.2 48.8
Penang 30.9 69.1
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