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 March Release >   (10.4.2019)
· The productivity index has been updated.


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(10.04.2019 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(10.04.2019 update!)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(10.04.2019 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 106.9 (2015=100). The growth rate was up +1.5% from the same month the year before. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 102.1 (2015=100). The growth rate was up +2.1%.
・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 13 of the 21 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Transport equipment (+5.2%). Labor productivity's growth of Rubber products (+3.4%) has been consistently positive for eight months mainly because demand for rubber products used in automobile-related product and construction equipment, and so on was strong.
・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in 12, such as Real estate (+6.2%), Information & communications (+5.7%), and Accommodations (+5.0%) 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 twelve months.


In quoting productivity statistics, please get our prior approval and mention the source as the "Productivity Statistics of Japan Productivity Center."