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Data of Personnel Affairs

Data Concerning Employees (As of March 31, 2019) 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
2015 47,118 4,385 1,621 6,006 42.7 40.7 42.2 19.1 17.8 18.8
2016 43,611 4,292 1,613 5,905 42.6 40.7 42.1 18.9 17.8 18.6
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

Employees hired directly by Mitsui & Co. and by consolidated companies, without a fixed contract period.
*Percentage of female employees in the global workforce: 33.7% (as of March 31, 2019)

Number of Employees by Operating Segments (As of March 31, 2019)

(Unit: persons)

  Non-consolidated Consolidated
Iron & Steel Products 328 1,518
Mineral & Metal Resources 291 619
Machinery & Infrastructure 844 15,264
Chemicals 676 5,276
Energy 392 843
Lifestyle 971 13,298
Innovation & Corporate Development 419 3,694
Others 1,851 3,481
Total 5,772 43,993

Number of Employees by Region (As of March 31, 2019) star

(Unit: persons)

  Staff Hired in Japan Regionally Hired Staff
Japan 4,561 -
Americas 330 560
Europe, the Middle East and Africa 241 615
Asia Pacific 498 1,482
Others 142 -
Total 5,772 2,657

Number of Hires by Gender (Non-consolidated) star

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(Unit: persons)

  New graduates Mid-career Total
Male Female Total Male Female Total
FY2015 103 55 158 24 5 29 187
FY2016 94 57 151 35 6 41 192
FY2017 113 78 191 29 1 30 221
FY2018 103 80 183 38 4 42 225
FY2019 104 56 160 22 4 26 186
FY2020*1 96 80 176*2 - - - 176

*1 Figures as of April 1, 2019
*2 Includes employees who will join us on October 1, 2019 (Male: 1, Female: 1)

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
FY2019 91,871 hours 15.92 hours 3.47 days JPY 349,544

Training programs organized by the Human Resources & General Affairs Division

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

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  Male Female
FY2019 Business staff 19.91 hours 19.91 hours
Administrative staff - 10.37 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
FY2017 4.20% 4.21% 4.21% 1.08% 2.31% 1.42%
FY2018 3.17% 3.98% 3.40% 1.22% 2.22% 1.50%
FY2019 5.04% 4.62% 4.93% 1.31% 2.57% 1.66%

Performance Data Related to Diversity

Proportion of Female Permanent Staff and Managers (Non-consolidated) (As of July 1) star

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(Unit: persons)

  Permanent staff Managerial staff Business staff Administrative staff
Total Female Female staff as % of all staff Total Female Female staff as % of all staff Total Female Female staff as % of all staff Total
2015 6,021 1,648 27.4% 3,353 126 3.8% 4,841 468 9.7% 1,180
2016 5,952 1,653 27.8% 3,472 168 4.8% 4,791 492 10.3% 1,161
2017 5,917 1,674 28.3% 3,514 200 5.7% 4,748 505 10.6% 1,169
2018 5,880 1,662 28.3% 3,551 221 6.2% 4,727 509 10.8% 1,153
2019 5,793 1,667 28.8% 3,483 240* 6.9% 4,648 523 11.3% 1,145

* Includes 3 female General Managers (M1).

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

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(Unit: persons)

  Directors Corporate Auditors
Total Female Female directors as % of all directors Nonresident Non-resident directors as % of all directors Total Female Female directors as % of all directors
2015 14 2 14.3% 1 7.1% 5 1 20.0%
2016 14 2 14.3% 1 7.1% 5 1 20.0%
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%

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

Female managerial staff

(Unit: persons)

Female managerial staff

*Targeted number of female staff in managerial positions by 2020 (more than triple the number of female staff as of June 2014, which was 67).

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

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

Region name Number of people Cities
North America 5 New York
Central and South America 5 Sao Paulo, Florianópolis, Lima
Europe 7 London, Maarsen, Hamburg, Milan
Middle East 2 Dubai, Tehran
Africa 2 Johannesburg, Maputo
Asia 17 Singapore, Bangkok, Yogyakarta, Yangon, Ho Chi Minh City, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Santa Rosa
Oceania 3 Sydney, Perth
Far East 2 Seoul, Taipei
CIS 2 Moscow, Vladivostok

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

Child Care

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(Unit: persons)

  Childcare Leave Nursing Care for Child Leave Short-time working for childcare Staggered working hours for childcare Childbirth Attendance Leave
FY2015 Male 12 47 13 4 91
Female 40 111 135 1 -
Total 52 158 148 5 91
FY2016 Male 13 42 11 7 93
Female 49 107 137 1 -
Total 62 149 148 8 93
FY2017 Male 13 64 7 5 102
Female 50 138 162 0 -
Total 63 202 169 5 102
FY2018 Male 23 97 0 0 90
Female 64 182 150 0 -
Total 87 279 150 0 * 90
FY2019 Male 29 120 0 NA 85
Female 45 186 127 NA -
Total 74 306 127 NA 85

*We included the staggered working hours system for childcare and family care in the individual-based staggered working hours scheme from June 2017.

Return Rate and Retention Rate After Childcare Leave

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  Male Female
FY2019 Return rate after childcare leave *1 100% 96.4% *3
Retention rate after childcare leave *2 100% 97.8% *3

*1: Percentage of employees who returned to work as compared to the number of employees who reached the end of childcare leave in FY2019
*2: Percentage of employees who are enrolled as of April 1, 2018, out of those returned to work during FY2018
*3: Number of retirees does not include registrants of the re-employment system associated with the transfer of their spouse

Family Care

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(Unit: persons)

  Family Care Leave Nursing Care for Family Leave Short-time working for family care Staggered working hours for family care
FY2015 Male 0 31 0 0
Female 1 52 0 0
Total 1 83 0 0
FY2016 Male 1 42 0 0
Female 0 59 0 0
Total 1 101 0 0
FY2017 Male 1 50 0 0
Female 0 74 0 0
Total 1 124 0 0
FY2018 Male 0 36 0 0
Female 0 60 0 0
Total 0 96 0 0 *
FY2019 Male 2 44 0 NA
Female 2 66 2 NA
Total 4 110 2 NA

*We included the staggered working hours system for childcare and family care in the individual-based staggered working hours scheme from June 2017.

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 Retirement/Registration FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Number of Registered Ex-employees Business staff 3 7 5 8 4
Administrative staff 16 11 11 6 11
Total 19 18 16 14 15

Annual Average Actual Working Hours (Non-consolidated) star

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(Unit: hours / year)

  FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Annual average actual working hours (hours) 1,911.24 1,941.03 1,920.72 1,957.72

Employees at 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)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Monthly average overtime working hours (hours) 19.1 18.9 19.0
  • Employees at Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan (non-managerial staff) (excluding contract employees)
  • Calculated on the basis of prescribed working hours

Occupational Health and Safety Data (Non-consolidated) star

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  Target FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Employees Contractors Employees Contractors Employees Contractors
Number of lost time injuries 0 1 0 4 0 1 0
Number of fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lost time injuries frequency rate 0 0.13 0 0.53 0 0.14 0
Lost time injuries severity rate 0 0 0 0 0 0.03 0
Occupational illness frequency rate 0 0 0 0.13 0 0 0
  • Employees: Employees at Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan, Contractors: Contract employees
  • Calculated based on the standards of the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

Comparison with Industry Average (for Wholesalers and Retailers with a Business Scale of 100 Employees or More)

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  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019
Lost time injuries frequency rate 1.74 1.94 2.08
Lost time injuries severity rate 0.03 0.10 0.10

(Reference) Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's "Survey on Industrial Accidents in 2018"

Average Annual Salary of Employees (Non-consolidated)

(Unit: yen)

  Average annual salary
FY2019 14,299,878

*Employees at Tokyo Head Office and branches in Japan.

Participation Rate of Labor Union Membership (Non-Consolidated) (As of March 31)

  Participation Rate
2019 85.0%

FY2019 means the Fiscal Year ended March 31, 2019 (i.e. from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019). The same applies to other Fiscal Years.

Concerning the data marked withstar(FY2019 and 2019), 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)