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(2016.09.28 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.09.28 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 96.1 (2010=100). The growth rate was down 2.8% from the same month the year before.It was the second consecutive negative month. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 96.2 (2010=100). Its growth rate(+0.7%) was first upturn in 3 months.
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 6 of the 22 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Foods & Tobacco (+2.7%), Information & Communication Equipment (+1.7%), and Iron & Steel (+1.1%). Labor productivity's growth of Iron & Steel had first been positive in 1 year and 10 months since September 2014.
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in 9 of the 15 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Information & communications (+4.0%), Electricity, Gas, Heat Supply & Water (+4.0%), and Business-related Services (+3.4%). Labor productivity's growth of Construction (+1.7%) had first been positive in 2 months mainly because the volume of domestic construction works increased.


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