Batam Island Tourism

Visit Batam Island - Best of Batam Island

Batam Island Indonesia is a tiny gem in the islands of Indonesia and has nearly a million inhabitants. With an exponentially growing industrial hub and a major getaway for tourists, Pulau Batam is a promising island and holds a special place in the Indonesia-Malaysia-Singapore Growth Triangle.

A Batam holiday is recommended for the luxurious stay at the exotic resorts and the treatments at the grand spas.

Batam Island Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Batam Island tips for your visit

  • Travelling in Batam during night time is not recommended.
  • Beware of the pick pockets at the markets.
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Facts and Stats for Batam Island*

  • Pollution Statistics in Batam Island

    Know the pollution level of Batam Island before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.67 (High)
  • Batam Island: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.14 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 26.67 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 31.67 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.36 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 48.21 (Moderate)
  • Living in Batam Island - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Batam Island is 127.02 (High)

    • Safety Index 54.96 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 64.23 (High)
    • Pollution Index 45.98 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14.75 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.1 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 50.93 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.64 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 32.6 (Very Low)
    • 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 Batam Island

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Batam Island

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.83 USD

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

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