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 June Release >   (3.7.2018)
· The index of non-manufacturing "Gas" in "Labor productivity index of different products" has been updated.
· The base year was revised from 2010 to 2015.


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(25.06.2018)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(25.06.2018)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(25.06.2018)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(25.06.2018)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(25.06.2018)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(25.06.2018)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(25.06.2018)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(25.06.2018)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(03.07.2018 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 96.7 (2015=100). The growth rate was up 2.1% from the same month the year before. It was the eighteen consecutive positive months. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 94.8 (2015=100). The growth rate was up 1.2% from the same month the year. It was the four consecutive positive months.
・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, Production machinery (+8.7%) and Non-ferrous metals (+6.0%). Labor productivity's growth of Production machinery has been consistently positive for eighteen months mainly because of expansion of domestic demand of machine tool and industrial robot.
・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in 10, such as Accommodations (+6.7%), Goods rental and leasing (+6.6%), Transport & postal Activities (+4.5%), and Information & communications (+4.5%) of the 15 industries compared with the same month last year. The growth rate of Labor productivity's growth of Accomodations industry has been consistently positive for four months.


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