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 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Total Number of Employees (including temporary employees) Persons 27,827 28,338 28,113 27,786
Permanent Employees by Region Japan Persons 6,541 6,149 5,937 5,845
North America Persons 795 774 765 789
Europe Persons 1,045 1,065 1,065 1,086
Asia/Oceania/Others Persons 11,586 12,360 12,408 12,508
Temporary Employees by Region
(Yearly average)
Japan Persons 1,847 1,950 1,954 1,928
North America Persons 29 29 27 24
Europe Persons 88 91 98 103
Asia/Oceania/Others Persons 5,896 5,920 5,859 5,503
Total Number of Employees* Persons 2,617 2,441 2,360 2,345
Average Age by Gender* Male Age 44.5 44.2 45.6 44.3
Female Age 42.9 43 43.8 42.8
Distribution by Age Group* Under 30 % 9.5 9.3 8.8 9.0
30-39 % 22.2 23.4 23.5 22.8
40-49 % 32.2 31.4 30.8 28.8
50-59 % 30.0 28.3 29.7 30.6
60 or Over % 6.0 7.5 7.3 8.8
New Employee Hires* New Male Graduate Hires Persons 20 40 38 54
New Female Graduate Hires Persons 11 14 8 18
Mid-career Hires Persons 4 14 33
Employee Turnover* Retirement Persons 246 232 189 104
Other Resignations Persons 68 51 46 57
Turnover Rate for Period up to Three Years after Hiring* % 3.2 4.1 0 6.1
Years of Continuous Employment* Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)* Years 20.3/12.1 19.8/12.1 20.9/11.9 19.5/12.1
By Gender Male Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)* Years 20.2/13.5 19.6/13.5 20.9/13.3 19.5/13.5
Female Yamaha Corporation/National Average (Japan)* Years 20.7/9.3 20.6/9.4 20.8/9.3 19.8/9.4
Total Training Hours Yamaha Corporation Hours x Persons - - - 39,000
  • * 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 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Employee Ratio (Female)* % 17.2 17.8 17.5 17.8
New Employee Hiring Ratio (Female, University Graduate)* % 25.9 17.4 25.0 10.3
Number of Foreign Employees* (Including temporary employees) Persons 46 45 41 42
Management Ratio (Female)*1 Yamaha Corporation*2 % 4.8 4.8 5.0 5.8
Group Companies in Japan % 8.9 9.2 9.5 10.1
Group Companies in Overseas % 18.1 16.1 18.8 18.9
Group Companies % 13.1 12.5 14.0 14.3
Number of Senior Employees (over 60 years old)* Persons 170 197 212 225
Employees with Disabilities*3 Employment Numbers (March 1) Persons 129 127 120 120
Employment Numbers (March 1) % 2.38 2.42 2.35 2.43
  • *1 Past year data is partially adjusted
  • *2 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)
  • *3 Yamaha Corporation, Yamaha Business Support 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 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Birth/Child care Leave*
GRI 401-3
Number of Employees That Took Birth Support Leave Persons 101 107 127 112
Percentage of Employees That Took Birth Support Leave % 75.4 77.5 77.9 86.8
Number of Male Employees That Took Child Care Leave Persons 2 9 12 10
Number of Female Employees That Took Child Care Leave Persons 34 24 30 33
Percentage of Female Employees That Took Child Care Leave % 100 100 100 97.1
Percentage of Male and Female Employees That Returned to Work Following Child Care Leave % 100 97.6 91.9 97.3
Percentage of Female Employees Still In Position 12 Months After Returning From Leave % 100 91.3 93.1 95.8
Total Employee Work Hours Hours/Persons 1,998.5 1,992.1 1,984.4 1,983.2
Overtime Work Hours Hours/Persons 255.5 258.4 257.7 251.8
Paid Leave Days Taken Days/Persons 13.7 13.4 14.2 14.4
Paid Leave Days Taken (Including special paid leave) Days/Persons 17.3 16.8 17.6 17.9
  • * Past year data is partially adjusted
Labor/Management Relations
ISO 26000 6.4.5
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Rate of Unionization*1
GRI 102-41
Yamaha Corporation % 78 77 77 77
Group Company in Japan*2 % 40 40 42 41
  • *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 Business Support 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 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Frequency of Work-Related Accidents
GRI 403-2
Yamaha Corporation - 0.76 0.81 0.84 0.83
Group Companies in Japan - 2.08 3.19 1.9 1.78
Group Companies Overseas - 1.02 1.46 1.19 1.18
Implementation of Safety Patrols Group Companies in Japan Sites 6 3 1 1
Group Companies Overseas Sites 2 4 1 1
Self-Directed Health and Safety Diagnoses (Japan) Sites 9 4 16 24
Smoking Ratio*1 Male Yamaha/Nation Average (Japan) *2 % 24.3/30.3 24.6/31.0 24.1/29.7 23.2/28.2
Female Yamaha/Nation Average (Japan)*2 % 7.2/9.8 8.3/9.6 7.9/9.7 7.6/9.0
  • *1 Group companies in Japan (Excludes Yamaha Resort Inc., Kitami Mokuzai Co., Ltd., Sakuraba Mokuzai Co., Ltd. (Sakuraba Mokuzai is excluded only for 2015/3)
  • *2 These values are cited from a survey by Japan Tobacco.
Compliance/Fair Business Practice
ISO 26000 6.3.6/6.6
Scope of coverage:
Group (Japan)
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Status of Calls to the Compliance Hotline Name Provided Numbers 25 19 26 34
Anonymous Numbers 6 7 13 13
Number of Participants in In-house Legal Training Persons 250 180 220 140
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
Supplier’s Self-Assessment (whole survey) Request Company 1,554 2,490 It is not the year of whole survey.
Responses Company 1,535 2,446
Collection Rate % 98.8 98.2
Supplier’s Self-Assessment (when starting a contract) Company - 76 79
Corrections on File Company 0 4 0
Contributing to Communities
ISO 26000 6.8
Scope of coverage:
Group
Settlement day:
March 31
Indicator Breakdown Units 3/2015 3/2016 3/2017 3/2018
Expenditures for Social Contributions Expenditures GRI 201-1 10,000 yen 25,245 31,947 47,321 59,126
Number of Social Contributions Made Numbers 446 551 712 875