Balik Pulau Tourism, Malaysia

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Balik Pulau (literally meaning back of the island) is a town in Southwest Penang Island, Penang, Malaysia.

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Balik Pulau in Malaysia awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Balik Pulau. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Taiping, Malaysia. Taiping is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Pinang Peranakan Mansion. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Tekah Airport. Popular vacation packages of Balik Pulau are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Balik Pulau*

  • Pollution Statistics in Balik Pulau

    Know the pollution level of Balik Pulau before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 51.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 63.46 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 38.46 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 28.85 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 30.77 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 44.23 (Moderate)
  • Balik Pulau: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Balik Pulau for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balik Pulau.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.56 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.46 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.83 (High)
    • Car Stealing 39.63 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.05 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.74 (Low)
    • Drug offense 38.1 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.69 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.05 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.52 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.57 (Moderate)
  • Living in Balik Pulau - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Balik Pulau is 142.56 (High)

    • Safety Index 54.87 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.28 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 54.84 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.89 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 47.49 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.51 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.73 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.86 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Balik Pulau

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Balik Pulau

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.31 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.84 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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