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 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Total Number of Employees (including temporary employees) Persons 28,338 28,113 27,786 28,108 28,267
Permanent Employees by Region Japan Persons 6,149 5,937 5,845 5,736 5,623
North America Persons 774 765 789 768 781
Europe Persons 1,065 1,065 1,086 1,117 1,134
Asia/Oceania/Others Persons 12,360 12,408 12,508 12,754 12,665
Temporary Employees by Region
(Yearly average)
Japan Persons 1,950 1,954 1,928 1,945 1,915
North America Persons 29 27 24 24 22
Europe Persons 91 98 103 100 95
Asia/Oceania/Others Persons 5,920 5,859 5,503 5,664 6,032
Total Number of Employees* Persons 2,441 2,360 2,345 2,344 2,331
Average Age by Gender* Male Age 44.2 45.6 44.3 44.4 44.7
Female Age 43.0 43.8 42.8 43.1 43.0
Distribution by Age Group* Under 30 % 9.3 8.8 9.0 9.5 10.0
30-39 % 23.4 23.5 22.8 22.3 21.0
40-49 % 31.4 30.8 28.8 27.5 27.7
50-59 % 28.3 29.7 30.6 32.4 32.9
60 or Over % 7.5 7.3 8.8 8.3 8.4
New Employee Hires* New Male Graduate Hires Persons 40 38 54 52 48
New Female Graduate Hires Persons 14 8 18 7 17
Male Mid-career Hires Persons 4 11 26 39 43
Female Mid-career Hires Persons 3 4 7 8 5
Employee Turnover* Retirement Persons 232 189 104 147 94
Other Resignations Persons 51 46 57 43 38
Turnover Rate for Period up to Three Years after Hiring* % 4.1 0 6.1 6.2 8.2
Years of Continuous Employment* Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)* Years 19.8/12.1 20.9/11.9 19.5/12.1 19.4/12.4 19.3
By Gender Male Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)* Years 19.6/13.5 20.9/13.3 19.5/13.5 19.3/13.7 19.2
Female Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)* Years 20.6/9.4 20.8/9.3 19.8/9.4 19.9/9.7 19.5
Total Training Hours Yamaha Corporation Days - - - - 200
Average Training Hours per Person Male Yamaha Corporation Hours - - - - 21
Female Yamaha Corporation Hours - - - - 21
  • * 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 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Employee Ratio (Female)* % 17.8 17.5 17.8 17.8 16.9
New Employee Hiring Ratio (Female, University Graduate)* % 25.9 17.4 25.0 11.9 26.2
Number of Foreign Employees* (Including temporary employees) Persons 45 41 42 45 44
Management Ratio (Female)*1 Yamaha Corporation % 4.8 5.0 5.8 6.4 6.5
Group Companies in Japan % 9.2 9.5 10.1 10.8 10.6
Group Companies in Overseas % 16.1 18.8 18.9 19.1 22.1
Group Companies % 12.5 14.0 14.3 14.9 16.3
Number of Senior Employees (over 60 years old)* Persons 197 212 225 218 215
Employees with Disabilities*2 Employment Numbers (March 1) Persons 127 120 120 120 117
Employment Numbers (March 1) % 2.42 2.35 2.43 2.51 2.49
  • *1 Includes hires from FY2017 to April 1 of the following year (due to hiring schedule change from March 1 to April 1 of following year)
  • *2 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 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Birth/Child care Leave*
GRI 401-3
Number of Employees That Took Birth Support Leave Persons 107 127 112 100 86
Percentage of Employees That Took Birth Support Leave % 77.5 77.9 86.8 87.0 88.7
Number of Male Employees That Took Child Care Leave Persons 9 12 10 20 14
Number of Female Employees That Took Child Care Leave Persons 24 30 33 27 26
Percentage of Female Employees That Took Child Care Leave % 100 100 97.1 100 100
Percentage of Male and Female Employees That Returned to Work Following Child Care Leave % 97.6 91.9 97.3 97.9 98.1
Percentage of Female Employees Still In Position 12 Months After Returning From Leave % 91.3 93.1 95.8 100 93.8
Total Employee Work Hours Hours/Persons 1,992.1 1,984.4 1,983.2 1,970.7 1960.3
Overtime Work Hours Hours/Persons 258.4 257.7 251.8 245.7 239.2
Paid Leave Days Taken Days/Persons 13.4 14.2 14.4 14.5 15.1
Paid Leave Days Taken (Including special paid leave) Days/Persons 16.8 17.6 17.9 17.9 19
Labor/Management Relations
ISO 26000 6.4.5
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Rate of Unionization*1
GRI 102-41
Yamaha Corporation % 77 77 77 77 77
Group Company in Japan*2 % 40 42 41 46 46
  • *1 Management included in calculation figures
  • *2 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 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Frequency of Work-Related Accidents
GRI 403-9
Yamaha Corporation - 0.97 1.02 0.83 0.80 0.50
Group Companies in Japan - 3.00 1.85 2.80 2.21 2.96
Group Companies Overseas - 1.45 1.26 1.14 0.87 0.78
Group total - 1.79 1.38 1.49 1.17 1.22
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 3 1 1 1 Not implemented
Group Companies Overseas Sites 4 1 1 Not implemented 2
Self-Directed Health and Safety Diagnoses (Japan) Sites 4 16 24 24 24
Smoking Ratio*1 Male Yamaha/Nation Average (Japan) *2 % 24.6/31.0 24.1/29.7 23.2/28.2 22.8/27.8 20.8
Female Yamaha/Nation Average (Japan)*2 % 8.3/9.6 7.9/9.7 7.6/9.0 7.1/8.7 6.7
  • *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 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Status of Calls to the Compliance Hotline Name Provided Numbers 19 26 34 25 55
Anonymous Numbers 7 13 13 9 11
Number of Participants in In-house Legal Training Persons 180 220 140 260 205
Responsible procurement
ISO 26000 6.6.6 GRI 414-1, 414-2
Scope of coverage:
Group
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Supplier’s Self-Assessment (whole survey) Request Company 1,554 2,490 It is not the year of whole survey. It is not the year of whole survey. 3,748
Responses Company 1,535 2,446 3,694
Collection Rate % 98.8 98.2 98.6
Supplier’s Self-Assessment (when starting a contract) Company - 76 79 104 117
Corrections on File Company 0 4 0 0 5
Contributing to Communities
ISO 26000 6.8
Scope of coverage:
Group
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018 3/2019 3/2020
Expenditures for Social Contributions Expenditures GRI 201-1 10,000 yen 31,947 47,321 59,126 57,381 64,620
Number of Social Contributions Made Numbers 551 712 875 920 1,009