Productivity Statistics

Productivity Statistics

Japan Productivity Center has been publishing labor productivity statistics (tangible labor productivity index) of mining & manufacturing industry and major industrial sectors on monthly, quarterly or annual basis since 1958 to measure efficiency of different sectors.

< Note: Labor Productivity Statistics November 2023 Data Release >  (01.02.2024) update!

・The index of Labor productivity has been updated.(25.01.2024)

・The index of non-manufacturing "Gas" in "Labor productivity index of different products" and "Construction industry" has been updated.(01.02.2024) update!


Time-series Data

Please download Excel format time-series data from below links.

Mining & Manufacturing industry

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload (25.01.2024)
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload (25.01.2024)
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload (25.01.2024)
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload (25.01.2024)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(25.01.2024)

Non-manufacturing (Service industry, Construction)

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

  • Labor productivity index of different sectorsDownload(01.02.2024) update!
    • Index of labor input of different sectorsDownload(01.02.2024) update!
    • Index of output of different sectorsDownload(01.02.2024) update!
  • Labor productivity index of different productsDownload(01.02.2024) update!

Check here for explanation of labor productivity index.


Brief Summary

Productivity Statistics



・Labor productivity index of Manufacturing was 102.1(2020=100). The growth rate was down -2.1% from the same month the year before. Labor productivity index of Service Industry (the entire service industries) was 96.4 (2020=100). The growth rate was down -1.2%.

・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (Mining and Manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 4 of the 21 industries compared with the same month last year, for example, Transport equipment (+11.7%), Electrical parts & devices (+2.9%), Wood & wood products (+2.7%). Especially, labor productivity growth rate of Transport equipment went up for consecutive 17 months.

・A look at labor productivity indices by industry (non-manufacturing) shows that the labor productivity growth rate went up in the 6 of the 14 industries excluding Construction industry, for example, Accommodations (+10.2%), Living-related & personal services & amusement services (+8.6%), Eating and drinking places (+1.6%). Especially, labor productivity growth rate of Accommodations kept up greatly for consecutive 11 months.



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