Productivity Statistics

Productivity Statistics

Japan Productivity Center has been publishing labor productivity statistics (tangible labor productivity index) of mining & industry and major industrial sectors on monthly, quarterly or annual basis since 1958 to measure efficiency of different sectors.

Note
< Revision of Labor Productivity Statistics in Mining and Manufacturing only with facilities with 30 or more employees > (2016.6.28)
· Associated with annual revision of Index of Industrial Production (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry), we revised indices of Labor Productivity Statistics in Mining and Manufacturing only with facilities with 30 or more employees since January 2015.


Time-series Data

Please download Excel format time-series data from below links. Use Microsoft Excel 2002 or later.

Mining & Industry

<Facilities with 5 or more employees/Updated monthly/1990~>

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)

<Facilities with 30 or more employees/Updated every 3 month/1980~>

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

<Facilities with 5 or more employees/Updated monthly/1990~>

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.06.28 update!)

Check here for explanation of labor productivity index.

Check here for the table for weights of Service Industry.


Brief Summary

Productivity Statistics



Labor productivity index of Manufacturing was 89.1 (2010=100). The growth rate was down 3.4% from the same month the year before.It was the fifth consecutive negative month. On the other hand, labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 91.8 (2010=100). The growth rate was up 0.2% from the same month the year before. It was first upturn in 6 months.

A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 5 of the 22 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Foods & Tobacco (+8.9%), Furniture (+6.9%), and Business Oriented Machinery (+0.5%). Labor productivity's growth of Transport Equipment(-5.2%) had first sunk below - 5.0% in 11 months since May 2015. Mainly because 6 out of 8 major automobile companies had a decline in domestic output.

A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in 7, such as Information & Communications (+3.3%), Business-related Services (+3.3%), and Goods Rental & Leasing (+2.8%) of the 15 industries compared with the same month last year. Labor productivity's growth of Goods Rental & Leasing had been positive for 4 months.


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