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 February Release >   (01.03.2021) update!
・The index of Labor productivity has been updated.(26.02.2021)
・The index of non-manufacturing "Gas" and "Construction industry" has been updated. (01.03.2021) 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 (26.02.2021)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload (26.02.2021)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload (26.02.2021)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload (26.02.2021)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(26.02.2021)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(01.03.2021) update!
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(01.03.2021) update!
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(01.03.2021) update!
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload (01.03.2021) 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 99.9(2015=100). The growth rate was up +1.4% from the same month the year before. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 100.0(2015=100). The growth rate was down -2.7%.

・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 12 of the 21 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Electrical parts & devices (+10.2%), Rubber products (+8.2%), Information & communication equipment (+8.1%). Labor productivity growth rate of Electrical parts & devices went up for 5 months.

・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up Finance & insurance (+6.2%), Electricity, gas, heat supply and water(+2.4%), Retail trade (+2.4%) and Wholesale trade(+1.1%) in the 14 industries excluding Construction industry.Labor productivity growth rate of Finance & insurance went up for 7 months.



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