Yamaha Group Social Data

Hiring and Employment
GRI 102-8, 401-1
Scope of coverage:
Group (*: Yamaha Corporation)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Total Number of Employees (including temporary employees) [Persons] 28,113 27,786 28,108 28,267 28,665
Permanent Employees by Region Japan [Persons] 5,937 5,845 5,736 5,623 5,672
North America [Persons] 765 789 768 781 742
Europe [Persons] 1,065 1,086 1,117 1,134 1,111
Asia/Oceania/Others [Persons] 12,408 12,508 12,754 12,665 12,496
Temporary Employees by Region
(Yearly average)
Japan [Persons] 1,954 1,928 1,945 1,915 1,859
North America [Persons] 27 24 24 22 22
Europe [Persons] 98 103 100 95 97
Asia/Oceania/Others [Persons] 5,859 5,503 5,664 6,032 6,666
Total Number of Employees* [Persons] 2,360 2,345 2,344 2,338 2,389*1
Average Age by Gender* Male [Age] 45.6 44.3 44.4 44.7 44.8
Female [Age] 43.8 42.8 43.1 43.0 43.2
Distribution by Age Group* Under 30 [%] 8.8 9.0 9.5 10.0 9.8
30-39 [%] 23.5 22.8 22.3 21.0 20.4
40-49 [%] 30.8 28.8 27.5 27.7 28.5
50-59 [%] 29.7 30.6 32.4 32.9 33.3
60 or Over [%] 7.3 8.8 8.3 8.4 8.1
New Employee Hires* New Male Graduate Hires [Persons] 38 54 52 48 50
New Female Graduate Hires [Persons] 8 18 7 17 15
Male Mid-career Hires [Persons] 11 26 39 43 15
Female Mid-career Hires [Persons] 4 7 8 5 6
Employee Turnover* Retirement [Persons] 189 104 147 94 62
Other Resignations [Persons] 46 57 43 38 63
Turnover Rate for Period up to Three Years after Hiring* [%] 0 6.1 6.2 8.2 1.7
Years of Continuous Employment* Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)*2 [Years] 20.9/11.9 19.5/12.1 19.4/12.4 19.3/12.4 19.4/11.9
By Gender Male Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)*2 [Years] 20.9/13.3 19.5/13.5 19.3/13.7 19.2/13.8 19.4/13.4
Female Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)*2 [Years] 20.8/9.3 19.8/9.4 19.9/9.7 19.5/9.8 19.4/9.3
Total Training Hours Yamaha Corporation [Days] - - - 200 253
Average Training Hours per Person Male Yamaha Corporation [Hours] - - - 21 21
Female Yamaha Corporation [Hours] - - - 21 21
  • *1 Including employees seconded from FY2021 (due to change in counting method)
  • *2 Data from a statistical survey by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Diversity and Inclusion
ISO 26000 6.3/6.4 GRI 405-1
Scope of coverage:
Group (*: Yamaha Corporation)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Employee Ratio (Female)* [%] 17.5 17.8 17.8 16.9 17.0
New Employee Hiring Ratio (Female, University Graduate)* [%] 17.4 25.0 11.9 26.2 23.1
Number of Foreign Employees* (Including temporary employees) [Persons] 41 42 45 44 47
Mid-career hires Ratio of mid-career hires among employees[%] 16.3 16.5 17.7 18.7 18.4
Ratio of mid-career hires among managers*1[%] 15.5 16.1 16.4 17.5 18.5
Management Ratio (Female)*1 Yamaha Corporation [%] 5.0 5.8 6.4 6.5 7.1
Group Companies in Japan [%] 9.5 10.1 10.8 10.6 10.8
Group Companies in Overseas [%] 18.8 18.9 19.1 22.1 21.2
Group Companies [%] 14.0 14.3 14.9 16.3 16.0
Number of Senior Employees (over 60 years old)* [Persons] 212 225 218 215 214
Employees with Disabilities*2 Employment Numbers (March 1) [Persons] 120 120 120 117 113
Employment Numbers (March 1) [%] 2.35 2.43 2.51 2.49 2.39
  • *1 From FY2017, figures include individuals hired on the April 1 following the conclusion of the given fiscal year (to reflect a change in the date of hiring from March 1 to April 1).
    Yamaha Corporation has not set a target for the ratio of mid-career hires among managers as there is no difference between this ratio and the ratio of mid-career hires among employees.
  • *2 Figures are for Yamaha Corporation, Yamaha Corporate Services Corporation, Yamaha Ai Works Co., Ltd.
Promoting a Better Work-Life Balance
ISO 26000 6.4.4
Scope of coverage:
Yamaha Corporation
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Birth/Child care Leave
GRI 401-3
Number of Employees That Took Birth Support Leave [Persons] 127 112 100 86 80
Percentage of Employees That Took Birth Support Leave [%] 77.9 86.8 87.0 88.7 82.5
Number of Male Employees That Took Child Care Leave [Persons] 12 10 20 14 22
Number of Female Employees That Took Child Care Leave [Persons] 30 33 27 26 31
Percentage of Female Employees That Took Child Care Leave [%] 100 97.1 100 100 100
Percentage of Male and Female Employees That Returned to Work Following Child Care Leave [%] 91.9 97.3 97.9 98.1 100
Percentage of Female Employees Still In Position 12 Months After Returning From Leave [%] 93.1 95.8 100 93.8 92.5
Total Employee Work Hours [Hours/Persons] 1,984.4 1,983.2 1,970.7 1,960.3 1,940.2
Overtime Work Hours [Hours/Persons] 257.7 251.8 245.7 239.2 198.3
Paid Leave Days Taken [Days/Persons] 14.2 14.4 14.5 15.1 14.2
Paid Leave Days Taken (Including special paid leave) [Days/Persons] 17.6 17.9 17.9 19.0 16.1
Labor/Management Relations
ISO 26000 6.4.5
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Rate of Unionization*1
GRI 102-41
Yamaha Corporation [%] 77 77 77 77 77
Group Company in Japan*2 [%] 42 41 46 46 48
  • *1 Management included in calculation figures
  • *2 Figures are for Yamaha Music Japan Co., Ltd., Yamaha Music Retailing Co., Ltd., Yamaha Music Manufacturing Japan Corporation, Yamaha Fine Technologies Co., Ltd., Yamaha Corporate Services Corporation
Health and Safety
ISO 26000 6.4.6
Scope of coverage:
Group (Smoking Ratio data is Japan only)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Frequency of Work-Related Accidents (Group total)
GRI 403-9
Frequency Rate of work-related Injury 1.38 1.49 1.17 1.23 1.00
Lost-Time Injury Frequency Rate 0.80 0.83 0.64 0.72 0.56
The number of fatalities as a result of work-related injury
GRI 403-9
Japan [Persons] 0 0 0 0 0
Overseas [Persons] 0 0 0 0 0
Implementation of Safety Patrols Group Companies in Japan [Sites] 1 1 1 Not implemented 2
Group Companies Overseas [Sites] 1 1 Not implemented 2 2
Self-Directed Health and Safety Diagnoses (Japan) [Sites] 16 24 24 24 52
Smoking Ratio*1 Male Yamaha/Nation Average (Japan) *2 [%] 24.1/29.7 23.2/28.2 22.8/27.8 20.8 18.6
Female Yamaha/Nation Average (Japan)*2 [%] 7.9/9.7 7.6/9.0 7.1/8.7 6.7 6.0
  • *1 Group companies in Japan (Excludes Yamaha Resort Inc., Kitami Mokuzai Co., Ltd., Sakuraba Mokuzai Co., Ltd.)
  • *2 These values are cited from a survey by Japan Tobacco Inc. (survey ended in fiscal 2019)
Compliance/Fair Business Practice
ISO 26000 6.3.6/6.6
Scope of coverage:
Group (Japan)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Status of Calls to the Compliance Hotline Name Provided [Numbers] 26 34 25 55 50
Anonymous [Numbers] 13 13 9 11 33
Number of Participants in In-house Legal Training [Persons] 220 140 260 205 *
  • * Training in fiscal 2021 was limited to legal training on the Antimonopoly Act at three major domestic subsidiaries as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
Responsible procurement
ISO 26000 6.6.6 GRI 414-1, 414-2
Scope of coverage:
Group
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Supplier’s Self-Assessment (whole survey) Request [Company] 2,490 It is not the year of whole survey. It is not the year of whole survey. 3,748 It is not the year of whole survey.
Responses [Company] 2,446 3,694
Collection Rate [%] 98.2 98.6
Supplier’s Self-Assessment (when starting a contract) [Company] 76 79 104 117 149
Corrections on File [Company] 4 0 0 5 4
Contributing to Communities
ISO 26000 6.8 GRI 201-1
Scope of coverage:
Group
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown [Units] 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020 3/2021
Expenditures for Social Contributions Expenditures [10,000 yen] 47,321 59,126 57,381 64,620 53,083
Number of Social Contributions Made [Numbers] 712 875 920 1,009 652