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(2016.11.28 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.11.28 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.11.28 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.11.28 update!)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.09.28)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(2016.11.28 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(2016.11.28 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(2016.11.28 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(2016.11.28 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 102.9 (2010=100). The growth rate was up 0.4% from the same month the year before.It was the second consecutive positive month. In constrast, Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 98.5 (2010=100). Its growth rate (-2.1%) was the second 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 15 of the 22 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Production Machinery (+8.9%), General-purpose Machinery(+6.1%), and Wood & Wood Products (+4.1%). Labor productivity's growth of Foods & Tobacco (+0.9%) was the eighth consecutive positive month. Labor productivity's growth of Information & Communication Equipment (+3.5%) was the third consecutive positive month.
A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up only in Goods Rental & Leasing (+1.7%), Business-related services(+1.3%), Electricity, Gas, Heat Supply & Water(+0.8%) and Construction(+0.2%). Labor productivity's growth of Goods Rental & Leasing was the ninth consecutive positive month mainly because of increase of the amount of lease in transport equipment and information equipment.


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