Padang Serai Tourism

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Padang Serai or lemongrass field, a little town tucked away in the southern part of Kedah is in Kulim district, Kedah, Malaysia. The town is located between Kuala Ketil and Lunas. The sleepy hollow, surrounded by oil palm plantations and the nearby Kulim High-tech Industrial Zone has 56 percent Malay, 23 percent Indians and 12 percent Chinese voters. There are few villages such as Kg Teluk Binu, Kg Sidam Kanan, Kg Sentosa, Permatang Durian and some estates like Ladang Bukit Selarong, Ladang Nagalilit. Labu Besar is 20km away. Padang Serai is famous with its "Pekan Sehari Ahad" or Sunday's Market. Padang Serai is a fast expanding town with the mushrooming of many new housing estates. For smallholders or planters, there is one Aik Hwa shop supplies fertilisers, herbicide and the fishing gear. Padang Serai is also a parliamentary constituency. The seat is held by N. Surendran of the opposition People's Justice Party.


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Facts and Stats for Padang Serai*

  • Pollution Statistics in Padang Serai

    Know the pollution level of Padang Serai before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.92 (Moderate)
  • Padang Serai: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 51.22 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.25 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 70.12 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.75 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 32.93 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.8 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.27 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.41 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.75 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.76 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.27 (Moderate)
  • Living in Padang Serai - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Padang Serai is 142.48 (High)

    • Safety Index 55 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 59.28 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 55.12 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.73 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 48.41 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 77.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.73 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 77.45 (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 Padang Serai

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Padang Serai

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.84 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 55.53 USD

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

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