Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
50.90 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 5 years
57.24 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
51.79 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
53.42 Moderate
Worries car stolen
48.45 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
52.97 Moderate
Worries attacked
45.26 Moderate
Worries being insulted
37.63 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
33.28 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
45.76 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
54.22 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
49.18 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
66.06 High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
64.07 High
Safety walking alone during night
41.18 Moderate

Contributors: 1965

Last update: June 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 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 61.2 38.8
Johor Bahru 49.6 50.4
Penang 30.3 69.7
This page in other languages: