Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
53.65 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
59.46 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
54.07 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
55.84 Moderate
Worries car stolen
50.69 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
55.50 Moderate
Worries attacked
47.37 Moderate
Worries being insulted
39.38 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
34.66 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
47.70 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
56.68 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
51.52 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
68.57 High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
62.27 High
Safety walking alone during night
38.73 Low

Contributors: 1829

Last update: March 2023

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 62.7 37.3
Klang 56.7 43.3
Johor Bahru 53.6 46.4
Petaling Jaya 49.5 50.5
Penang 33.0 67.0
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