Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
67.25 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
75.18 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
66.20 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
69.49 High
Worries car stolen
62.67 High
Worries things from car stolen
67.24 High
Worries attacked
58.85 Moderate
Worries being insulted
48.55 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
43.61 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
56.08 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
68.63 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
64.15 High
Problem corruption and bribery
79.49 High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
53.98 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
26.73 Low

Contributors: 990

Last update: November 2017

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 68.35 31.65
Petaling Jaya 65.19 34.81
Johor Bahru 60.03 39.97
Kuching 50.08 49.92
Penang 45.95 54.05
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