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Concerning the data marked withstar(FY Mar/2023), 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)

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

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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
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
2022 29,257 15,079 44,336 3,894 1,600 5,494 42.9 40.2 42.1 18.8 16.5 18.1
2023 30,884 15,927 46,811* 3,842 1,607 5,449 43.1 40.4 42.3 18.8 16.3 18.1

Employees hired directly by Mitsui & Co. and by consolidated companies, without a fixed contract period.
* Percentage of female employees in the global workforce: 34.0% (as of March 31, 2023)

Number of Employees by Operating Segments (As of March 31, 2023)

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(Unit: persons)

  Consolidated Non-consolidated
  Number of Employees Number of Employees Temporary employees*
Mineral & Metal Resources 284 619 58
Energy 459 1,093 147
Machinery & Infrastructure 809 17,174 1,206
Chemicals 766 7,286 546
Iron & Steel Products 256 1,262 177
Lifestyle 841 8,772 5,594
Innovation & Corporate Development 492 7,425 969
Others 1,542 3,180 366
Total 5,449 46,811 9,063

* The figures in the temporary employees of Non-consolidated column indicate the annual average number.

Number of Employees by Region (As of March 31, 2023)

(Unit: persons)

  Staff hired in Japan Regionally hired staff
Japan 4,290 -
Americas 321 539
Europe, the Middle East and Africa 210 521
Asia Pacific 489 1,452
Others (Trainees, interns, etc.) 139 -
Total 5,449 2,512

Number of Hires by Gender (Non-consolidated)

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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/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 71 57 128 43 20 63 191 33%
FY Mar/2023 67 44 111 61 31 92 203 45%
FY Mar/2024 71 55 126*2 - - - - -

*1 Figures as of April 1, 2023
*2 Includes two male and three female employees scheduled to join.
*3 From FY Mar/2022, includes re-employees based on the re-employment system for employees who had to resign due to the transfer of their spouse.

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/2023 88,000 hours 16 hours 2.2 days JPY 430,000

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/2023 Business staff 17 hours 17 hours
Administrative staff 10 hours 10 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/2021 4.29% 4.61% 4.38% 1.10% 1.56% 1.23%
FY Mar/2022 5.76% 3.50% 5.11% 1.79% 1.45% 1.69%
FY Mar/2023 4.00% 4.06% 4.02% 1.25% 1.79% 1.41%

Performance Data Related to Diversity

Proportion of Female Managers (Non-consolidated) (As of March 31, 2022, but as of July 1 of each year until 2021)

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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*3 Total
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 8.1% 1,048
2022 5,494 1,600 29.1% 4,461 568 12.7% 3,333 267 8.0% 1,033
2023 5,449 1,607 29.5% 4,450 609 13.7% 3,334 284 *2 8.5% 999

*1 Full time employees include business staff and administrative staff. Business staff includes managers.
*2 Includes 9 female general managers.
*3 From 2022, the record date was changed to Mar 31. Until 2021, July 1 was the record date.

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

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(Unit: persons)

  Directors Corporate Auditors
Total Female Ratio of female directors Foreign Ratio of foreign directors Total Female Female ratio
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%
2022 14 3 21.4% 2 14.3% 5 1 20.0%
2023 15 4 26.7% 3 20.0% 5 1 20.0%

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

Number of Female Employees Dispatched Overseas (As of April 1, 2023)

Number of Female Employees Dispatched Overseas (As of April 1, 2023)

Region name Number of people Cities/area
North America 15 New York, Houston, Chicago, Irving, Vancouver, Colombia, Berkeley, Los Angeles
Central and South America 18 Monterrey, Mexico City, Bogotá, Lima, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Curitiba, Buenos Aires
Europe 16 London, Oslo, Dublin, Paris, Dusseldorf, Vlissingen, Brussels, Londerzeel, Milan, Tel Aviv
Middle East 6 Dubai
Asia 27 Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi, New Delhi
Oceania 7 Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane
Far East 15 Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Taipei
CIS 3 Moscow, Tashkent

Employees Taking Childcare or Family Care Support (Non-consolidated)

Child Care

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(Unit: persons)

  Childcare leave Nursing leave for childcare Short-time working for childcare Childbirth attendance leave Percentage of male taking childcare leave*
FY Mar/2018 Male 23 97 0 90 -
Female 64 182 150 - -
Total 87 279 150 90 -
FY Mar/2019 Male 29 120 0 85 -
Female 45 186 127 - -
Total 74 306 127 85 -
FY Mar/2020 Male 28 113 0 79 -
Female 56 197 127 - -
Total 84 310 127 79 -
FY Mar/2021 Male 37 81 0 59 -
Female 63 161 109 - -
Total 100 242 109 59 -
FY Mar/2022 Male 71 80 0 59 -
Female 75 164 93 - -
Total 146 244 93 59 -
FY Mar/2023 Male 85 90 0 63 65%
Female 66 174 101 - -
Total 151 264 101 63 -

*Percentage of employees taking childcare leave and leave for childcare purposes (leave to attend to childbirth). If childcare leave and leave to attend to childbirth are taken for the same child, duplications are removed, and they are counted as one person.

Return Rate and Retention Rate After Childcare Leave

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  Male Female
FY Mar/2023 Return rate after childcare leave *1 100% 93.4%
Retention rate after childcare leave *2 93.8% 100%

*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/2023.
*2 Percentage of employees who are enrolled as of April 1, 2022, out of those returned to work during FY Mar/2022.

Family Care

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(Unit: persons)

  Family care leave Nursing leave for family care Short-time working for family care
FY Mar/2019 Male 2 44 0
Female 2 66 2
Total 4 110 2
FY Mar/2020 Male 1 47 0
Female 1 85 2
Total 2 132 2
FY Mar/2021 Male 0 39 0
Female 0 65 2
Total 0 104 2
FY Mar/2022 Male 0 33 0
Female 1 64 2
Total 1 97 2
FY Mar/2023 Male 0 34 0
Female 0 61 1
Total 0 95 1

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/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021 FY Mar/2022 FY Mar/2023
Number of registered ex-employees Business staff 4 3 1 2 2
Administrative staff 11 10 10 1 7
Total 15 13 11 3 9

Results of the Mitsui Engagement Survey (FY Mar/2019-FY Mar/2023)

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  Mitsui Engagement Survey
FY Mar/2021 *3 FY Mar/2022 *3 FY Mar/2023
Employee engagement *1 70% 71% 72%

*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, global group employees in domestic and overseas affiliates who wish to participate in the Company's surveys also took part (The Above results only for Mitsui & Co. and overseas offices are consolidated).

Annual Average Actual Working Hours (Non-consolidated)

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(Unit: hours / year)

  FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021 FY Mar/2022 FY Mar/2023
Annual average actual working hours 1,957.72 1,939.84 2,110.01 2,066.86 2,003.04

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

Monthly Average Overtime Working Hours (Non-consolidated)

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(Unit: hours / month)

  FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021 FY Mar/2022 FY Mar/2023
Monthly average overtime working hours 19.0 19.1 25.0 26.7 26.1
  • Non-managerial employees at the Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan (excluding contract employees).
  • Calculated on the basis of prescribed working hours

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  FY Mar/2019 FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021 FY Mar/2022 FY Mar/2023
Average annual paid leave taken (days) 14.4 14.0 11.5 12.5 13.8
Average annual paid leave usage ratio (%) 74.9 73.1 60.0 64.9 71.4

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

Occupational Health and Safety Data (Non-consolidated) star

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  Target FY Mar/2020 FY Mar/2021 FY Mar/2022 FY Mar/2023
Employees Contractors Employees Contractors Employees Contractors Employees Contractors
Number of lost time injuries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lost time injury frequency rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lost time injury severity rate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Occupational illness frequency rate 0 0 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/2020 FY Mar/2021 FY Mar/2022 FY Mar/2023
Lost time injury frequency rate 2.09 2.27 2.31 1.98
Lost time injury severity rate 0.04 0.11 0.05 0.05

(Reference) Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's Survey on Industrial Accidents in 2022.

Occupational Health and Safety Data (Global Group*1)

  Target FY Mar/2023
Number of fatalities (*2) 0 Employees : 1
Contractor employees : 6
Number of serious injuries (*3) Reduction from the previous year Employees : 6
Contractor employees : 7

Excluding commuting accidents and personal injuries and illnesses
*1: Un-incorporated JVs with main subsidiaries and operatorships with production sites
*2: 3 traffic accidents (including one involving an in-house employee) and 4 accidents on the company's premises
*3: Non-fatal accidents involving serious injuries not recoverable within 6 months

Average Annual Salary of Employees (Non-consolidated)

(Unit: yen)

  Average annual salary
FY Mar/2023 17,835,641

Covers full time employees.

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

  Participation rate
2023 77.2%

FY Mar/2023 refers to the fiscal year ended March 31, 2023 (April 1, 2022- March 31, 2023). Other fiscal years are represented in the same manner.