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: Labor Productivity Statistics in May Release >   (5.6.2019)


Time-series Data

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

Mining & Manufacturing industry

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)

<Facilities with 30 or more employees/Updated monthly/1980~>

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(05.06.2019 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(05.06.2019 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 110.6 (2015=100). The growth rate was down -3.2% from the same month the year before. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 110.9 (2015=100). The growth rate was up +1.7%.
・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 3 of the 21 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Manufacture of Rubber Products (+2.9%). Labor productivity's growth of Manufacture of Lumber and Wood Products (+2.9%) has been consistently positive for three months.
・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in 11, such as Accommodations +10.0%),Living-related & personal services & amusement services (+9.6%), and Information & communications (+4.7%) of the 15 industries compared with the same month last year. The growth rate of Labor productivity's growth of Information & communications has been consistently positive for fifteen months.


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