Crime in Malaysia

Crime rates in Malaysia

Level of crime
66.56 High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
74.21 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
65.73 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
68.77 High
Worries car stolen
61.90 High
Worries things from car stolen
66.43 High
Worries attacked
58.08 Moderate
Worries being insulted
47.85 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion
42.82 Moderate
Problem people using or dealing drugs
55.85 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
68.06 High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
63.51 High
Problem corruption and bribery
78.84 High

Safety in Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
54.46 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
27.36 Low

Contributors: 1025

Last update: February 2018

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 68.01 31.99
Petaling Jaya 60.99 39.01
Johor Bahru 59.71 40.29
Kuching 50.08 49.92
Penang 45.00 55.00
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