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(2017.1.27 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2017.1.27 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2017.1.27 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2017.1.27 update!)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.12.27)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2017.1.27 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2017.1.27 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2017.1.27 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2017.1.27 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 99.3 (2010=100). The growth rate was up 4.4% from the same month the year before.It was changed from negative on last month to positive on this month. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 94.2 (2010=100). Its growth rate (-0.9%) was the fourth consecutive negative month.
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 18 of the 22 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Business Oriented Machinery (+12.9%), Furniture(+11.5%), and Information & Communication Equipment(+9.7%). Labor productivity's growth of Rubber Products (+1.1%) was the first upturn in 1 year and 1 months since October 2015.
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up only in Goods Rental & Leasing (+2.7%), Information & Communications(+2.2%), Wholesale Trade(+1.8%) and Transport & Postal Activities(+1.0%). Labor productivity's growth of Information & Communications was the second consecutive positive month mainly because of a high-level sales of game softwares.


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