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 >   (23.03.2020)
・A government statistics used by the labor productivity statistics in March is going to be updated delayed. For this reason, the Monthly Labor Statistics will be updated on early April 2020.(23.03.2020) update!


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 (26.02.2020)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload (26.02.2020)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(26.02.2020)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(26.02.2020)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload (26.02.2020)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload (26.02.2020)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(26.02.2020)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(26.02.2020)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload (03.03.2020)

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 99.2(2015=100). The growth rate was down -2.3% from the same month the year before. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 102.8(2015=100). The growth rate was down -2.3%.

・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 5 of the 21 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Production machinery(+4.0%), Electrical parts & devices (+2.2%), Foods & tobacco (+2.1%).Labor productivity's growth of Manufacture of Wood & wood products (+1.9%) has been consistently positive for 12 months.

・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 5 of the 15, such as Accommodations (+3.5%), Living-related & personal services & amusement services (+1.1%).The growth rate of Labor productivity's growth of Learning Support(+1.4%) has been consistently positive for 14 months.




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