Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
59.78 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
65.98 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
59.63 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
62.18 High
Worries car stolen
56.04 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
61.27 High
Worries attacked
52.49 Moderate
Worries being insulted
43.84 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
38.72 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
52.21 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
62.53 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
56.88 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
73.91 High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
58.54 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
32.63 Low

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Last update: June 2021

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
Klang 65.75 34.25
Kuala Lumpur 64.65 35.35
Johor Bahru 56.43 43.57
Petaling Jaya 55.68 44.32
Kuching 48.08 51.92
Penang 36.30 63.70
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