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Data Concerning Employees (As of March 31 of each year) star

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  Consolidated Non-consolidated
Total employees (persons) Total employees (persons) Average age of employees (years old) Average number of years of service (years)
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
2017 - - 42,316 4,238 1,615 5,853 42.5 40.6 42.0 18.8 17.6 18.5
2018 - - 42,304 4,217 1,642 5,859 42.7 40.6 42.1 18.9 17.5 18.5
2019 - - 43,993 4,141 1,631 5,772 42.7 40.7 42.2 18.9 17.6 18.5
2020 - - 45,624 4,050 1,626 5,676 42.7 40.5 42.1 18.8 17.2 18.3
2021 29,764 14,745 44,509* 3,995 1,592 5,587 42.8 40.3 42.1 18.8 16.8 18.2

Employees hired directly by Mitsui & Co. and by consolidated companies, without a fixed contract period.
*Percentage of female employees in the global workforce: 33.1% (as of March 31, 2021)

Number of Employees by Operating Segments (As of March 31, 2021)

(Unit: persons)

  Consolidated Non-consolidated
Iron & Steel Products 288 1,257
Mineral & Metal Resources 281 624
Energy 435 980
Machinery & Infrastructure 828 16,249
Chemicals 749 5,957
Lifestyle 883 9,798
Innovation & Corporate Development 476 6,406
Others 1,647 3,238
Total 5,587 44,509

Number of Employees by Region (As of March 31, 2021) star

(Unit: persons)

  Staff hired in Japan Regionally hired staff
Japan 4,461 -
Americas 307 542
Europe, the Middle East and Africa 245 573
Asia Pacific 506 1,516
Others (Trainees, interns, etc.) 68 -
Total 5,587 2,631

Number of Hires by Gender (Non-consolidated) star

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(Unit: persons)

  New graduates Mid-career Total Ratio of regular employees hired mid-career
Male Female Total Male Female Total
FY Mar/2017 113 78 191 29 1 30 221 14%
FY Mar/2018 103 80 183 38 4 42 225 19%
FY Mar/2019 104 56 160 22 4 26 186 14%
FY Mar/2020 96 80 176 38 4 42 218 19%
FY Mar/2021 89 46 135 34 8 42 177 24%
FY Mar/2022 *1 71 58 *2 129 - - - 129 -

*1 Figures as of April 1, 2021
*2 Includes three female employees scheduled to join.

Hours/Days of Training for Competency Development and Expenditure on Training (Non-consolidated)

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  Total hours of training per year Average hours of training per employee per year Average days of training per employee per year Average training expenditure per employee per year
FY Mar/2021 82,837 hours 14.94 hours 2.10 days JPY 268,609

Training programs organized by the Human Resources & General Affairs Division, excluding Global Training Programs

Average Hours of Training by Gender per Year (Non-consolidated)

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  Male Female
FY Mar/2021 Business staff 16.38 hours 16.38 hours
Administrative staff 8.81 hours 8.81 hours

Human Resources Development Programs

Average Personnel Turnover & Voluntary Turnover Rate of Full Time Employees (Non-consolidated)

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  Average personnel turnover rate Voluntary turnover rate
Male Female All Male Female All
FY Mar/2019 5.04% 4.62% 4.93% 1.31% 2.57% 1.66%
FY Mar/2020 4.86% 6.12% 5.23% 1.48% 2.31% 1.72%
FY Mar/2021 4.29% 4.61% 4.38% 1.10% 1.56% 1.23%

Performance Data Related to Diversity

Proportion of Female Managers (Non-consolidated) (As of July 1 of each year) star

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(Unit: persons)

  Full time employees *1 Business staff *1 Managers Administrative staff
Total Female Ratio of female employees Total Female Ratio of female business staff Total Female Ratio of female managers Total
2017 5,917 1,674 28.3% 4,748 505 10.6% 3,514 200 5.7% 1,169
2018 5,880 1,662 28.3% 4,727 509 10.8% 3,551 221 6.2% 1,153
2019 5,793 1,667 28.8% 4,648 523 11.3% 3,483 240 6.9% 1,145
2020 5,676 1.629 28.7% 4,586 540 11.8% 3,431 253 7.4% 1,090
2021 5,594 1,627 29.1% 4,546 580 12.8% 3,405 275 *2 8.1% 1,048

*1 Full time employees include business staff and administrative staff. Business staff includes managers.
*2 Includes 4 female general managers.

Proportion of Female and Foreign Corporate Officers (Non-consolidated) (As of July 1 of each year) star

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(Unit: persons)

  Directors Corporate Auditors
Total Female Ratio of female directors Foreign Ratio of foreign directors Total Female Female ratio
2017 14 2 14.3% 2 14.3% 5 1 20.0%
2018 14 2 14.3% 2 14.3% 5 1 20.0%
2019 14 2 14.3% 2 14.3% 5 1 20.0%
2020 14 3 21.4% 2 14.3% 5 1 20.0%
2021 14 3 21.4% 2 14.3% 5 1 20.0%

Actual Status of Promoting Career Advancement for Female Employees (Non-consolidated)

Proportion of Female Managers

(Unit: persons)

Proportion of Female Managers

Number of Female Employees Dispatched Overseas (As of April 1, 2021)

Number of Female Employees Dispatched Overseas (As of April 1, 2019)

Region name Number of people Cities/area
North America 6 New York, Houston, Irving, Vancouver
Central and South America 7 Monterrey, Mexico City, Lima, Sao Paulo
Europe 15 London, Paris, Oslo, Istanbul, Dublin, Portugal, Hamburg, Vlissingen, Londerzeel, Brussels, Milan
Middle East 2 Dubai
Asia 18 Singapore, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila
Oceania 1 Perth
Far East 9 Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Taipei
CIS 2 Moscow

Employees Taking Childcare or Family Care support (Non-consolidated) star

Child Care star

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(Unit: persons)

  Childcare leave Nursing leave for childcare Short-time working for childcare Staggered working hours for childcare* Childbirth attendance leave
FY Mar/2017 Male 13 64 7 5 102
Female 50 138 162 0 -
Total 63 202 169 5 102
FY Mar/2018 Male 23 97 0 0 90
Female 64 182 150 0 -
Total 87 279 150 0 90
FY Mar/2019 Male 29 120 0 NA 85
Female 45 186 127 NA -
Total 74 306 127 NA 85
FY Mar/2020 Male 28 113 0 NA 79
Female 56 197 127 NA -
Total 84 310 127 NA 79
FY Mar/2021 Male 37 81 0 NA 59
Female 63 161 109 NA -
Total 100 242 109 NA 59

*From June 2017, staggered working hours systems for childcare and family care were incorporated into the new individual-based staggered working hours scheme.

Return Rate and Retention Rate After Childcare Leave star

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  Male Female
FY Mar/2021 Return rate after childcare leave *1 100% 96.4% *2
Retention rate after childcare leave *3 100% 97.8% *2

*1 Percentage of employees who returned to work as compared to the number of employees who reached the end of childcare leave in FY Mar/2021.
*2 Number of retirees does not include employees who registered with the re-employment system following the transfer of their spouse.
*3 Percentage of employees who are enrolled as of April 1, 2020, out of those returned to work during FY Mar/2020.

Family Care star

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(Unit: persons)

  Family care leave Nursing leave for family care Short-time working for family care Staggered working hours for family care*
FY Mar/2017 Male 1 50 0 0
Female 0 74 0 0
Total 1 124 0 0
FY Mar/2018 Male 0 36 0 0
Female 0 60 0 0
Total 0 96 0 0
FY Mar/2019 Male 2 44 0 NA
Female 2 66 2 NA
Total 4 110 2 NA
FY Mar/2020 Male 1 47 0 NA
Female 1 85 2 NA
Total 2 132 2 NA
FY Mar/2021 Male 0 39 0 NA
Female 0 65 2 NA
Total 0 104 2 NA

*From June 2017, staggered working hours systems for childcare and family care were incorporated into the new individual-based staggered working hours scheme.

Re-employment System for Employees Who Had to Resign Due to the Transfer of Their Spouse (Non-consolidated)

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(Unit: persons)

Year of resignation/registration FY Mar/2017 FY Mar/2018 FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021
Number of registered ex-employees Business staff 5 8 4 3 1
Administrative staff 11 6 11 10 10
Total 16 14 15 13 11

Results of the Mitsui Engagement Survey (FY Mar/2019-2021) and Employee Opinion Survey on Work Styles (FY Mar/2016-2018)

(We ended Employee Opinion Survey on Work Styles in FY Mar/2018 and launched the Mitsui Engagement Survey as a new global initiative from FY Mar/2019.)

  Mitsui Engagement Survey
1st (FY Mar/2019) *2 2nd (FY Mar/2021) *3
Employee engagement *1 59% 70%

*1 Ratio of positive responses to multiple questions regarding employees' loyalty and desire to contribute to the company and self-motivation to work hard.
*2 Covered Mitsui employees in Japan and overseas offices (including regionally hired staff).
*3 In addition to Mitsui & Co. and overseas offices, 15 affiliated companies also took part. As a result, the survey covered around 12,000 global group employees (only Mitsui & Co. and overseas offices are consolidated).

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  Employee Opinion Survey on Work Styles
1st (FY Mar/2016) 2nd (FY Mar/2017) 3rd (FY Mar/2018)
Employee satisfaction *4 *5 72.6% 76.0% 77.6%

*4 Covered Mitsui employees in Japan.
*5 Average percentage of positive responses regarding "work motivation," "sense of growth," and "satisfaction with having chosen to work at the company"

Annual Average Actual Working Hours (Non-consolidated) star

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(Unit: hours / year)

  FY Mar/2017 FY Mar/2018 FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021
Annual average actual working hours 1,941.03 1,920.72 1,957.72 1,939.84 2,110.01

Employees at the Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan (including contract employees).

Monthly Average Overtime Working Hours (Non-consolidated) star

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(Unit: hours / year)

  FY Mar/2017 FY Mar/2018 FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021
Monthly average overtime working hours 19.1 18.9 19.0 19.1 25.0
  • Non-managerial employees at the Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan (excluding contract employees).
  • Calculated on the basis of prescribed working hours

Occupational Health and Safety Data (Non-consolidated) star

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  Target FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021
Employees Contractors Employees Contractors Employees Contractors
Number of lost time injuries 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Number of fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lost time injury frequency rate 0 0.14 0 0 0 0 0
Lost time injury severity rate 0 0.03 0 0 0 0 0
Occupational illness frequency rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • Employees: Employees at the Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan, contractors: contract employees.
  • Calculated based on Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare standards.

Industry Averages for Wholesalers and Retailers with 100 Employees or More (for Comparison)

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  FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021
Lost time injury frequency rate 2.08 2.09 2.27
Lost time injury severity rate 0.10 0.04 0.11

(Reference) Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's Survey on Industrial Accidents in 2020.

Average Annual Salary of Employees (Non-consolidated)

(Unit: yen)

  Average annual salary
FY Mar/2021 14,825,293

Covers full time employees.

Participation Rate in Labor Unions (Non-consolidated) (As of March 31)

  Participation rate
2021 81.1%

FY Mar/2021 refers to the fiscal year ended March 31, 2021 (April 1, 2020- March 31, 2021). Other fiscal years are represented in the same manner.

Concerning the data marked withstar(FY Mar/2021 and 2021), an independent practitioner's assurance report prepared in accordance with the ISAE 3000 international standard was given by Deloitte Tohmatsu Sustainability Co., Ltd. Please refer to the independent practitioner's assurance report at the link below for details.

Independent Practitioner's Assurance Report (PDF 126KB)