Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
68.30 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
75.98 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
67.09 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
70.59 High
Worries car stolen
63.75 High
Worries things from car stolen
67.83 High
Worries attacked
59.83 Moderate
Worries being insulted
49.15 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
44.47 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
56.73 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
69.16 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
65.13 High
Problem corruption and bribery
80.11 Very High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
53.09 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
26.02 Low

Contributors: 910

Last update: May 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 69.08 30.92
Petaling Jaya 65.93 34.07
Johor Bahru 59.99 40.01
Kuching 50.03 49.97
Penang 47.55 52.45
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