OECD and Malaysia: Burglary Statistic

Total Burglary (unlawful entry or break in) cases reported among OECD countries and Malaysia between year 2000 to 2003:

a) Total burglary cases reported for year 2000-2003:

b) Burglary rate (per 100 000 population) for year 2003 according to ranking, and table for year 2000-2003:

Malaysia 10.6
Japan 26.1
Greece 28.3
Italy 30.0
Ireland 40.4
Portugal 44.9
Germany 53.0
Netherlands 63.9* (2002)
France 67.9
US 74.1
Luxembourg 75.2
Canada 89.9
Switzerland 93.4
Iceland 99.9
Spain 100.1
Sweden 137.0
Finland 140.0*(2002)
Norway 149.3
Austria 149.8
New Zealand 153.7
UK: England & Wales 155.1
Australia 177.8
Denmark 187.6


1. European countries: European Sourcebook on Crime, and cross-reference with some individual countries. See also UNODC: The Seventh United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and the Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (1998 – 2000).

2. US: Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, Albany.

3. Malaysia: Polis Diraja Malaysia.

4. Australia: Australia Institute of Criminology.

5. New Zealand: New Zealand Police Statistic.

6. Canada: Crime Statistic in Canada, Juristat.

7. Population: World Bank.

Picture: Green Momiji

Kyoto 02.09.2007, originally uploaded by micpohling.

This picture was taken just outside Eikando. The leaves are still green. Since we have only less than one month to leave Kyoto, we know that we won’t be seeing any red momiji already… Sad, but not despair. We will be back!
– Kyoto 02.09.2007