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.


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(2016.08.29 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.08.29 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.08.29 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.08.29 update!)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.06.28)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.08.29 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.08.29 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.08.29 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.08.29 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 97.1 (2010=100). The growth rate was down 2.3% from the same month the year before.It was changed to negative. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 92.6 (2010=100). It was the second consecutive negative month, but its scale was smaller than last month (-1.9%).
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 9 of the 22 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Furniture (+5.6%), Foods & Tobacco (+3.6%), and Transport Machinery (+0.7%). Labor productivity's growth of Transport Machinery had been positive for 2 months mainly because of strong export growth on cars.
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in 3, that is Living-related & Personal Services & Amusement Services (+6.1%), Wholesale Trade (+0.8%), and Goods Rental & Leasing (+0.4%) of the 15 industries compared with the same month last year. Labor productivity's growth of Goods Rental & Leasing had been positive for 6 months. Labor productivity's growth of Wholesale Trade had been positive for 3 months.


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