Crime in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Crime rates in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Level of crime
57.39 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
52.93 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
56.78 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
54.76 Moderate
Worries car stolen
58.51 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
60.07 High
Worries attacked
46.01 Moderate
Worries being insulted
38.66 Low
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
34.49 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
46.03 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
59.26 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
53.15 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
63.81 High

Safety in Johor Bahru, Malaysia

Safety walking alone during daylight
59.94 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
34.26 Low

Contributors: 112

Last update: August 2022

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.

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3 Comments so far
Singaporean on Apr 15, 2022:
Avoid Johor Bahru, it’s the definition of a shithole also very high crime rate always beware
eber teter on Jan 12, 2020:
As an American businessperson living in Johor I explore territories and opportunities in the region of Johor Bahru, in doing so I found myself beaten severely by a port property security guard at the SOUTHERN REGION OF MARINE DEPARTMENT, JB OFFICE near Country Garden, Danga Bay. The event sent me to the hospital and after reporting the incident to officials no action seemed to be taken against the assailant leaving him still posted at the site where citizens and tourists remain at risk for further violent attacks. Malaysia is known for violence and there is no wonder given such lack of response and consequences for violent behavior.
LWH4 on Jan 17, 2019:
A fair warning to those who are seldom at home during daytimes. DO check and upgrade your locks, install CCTVs/IP CAMs. I've caught my neighbors stealing water, items and attempting burglary. Yes, that's how bad it is. I'm expecting more of these when recession kicks in. Be safe, not sorry.