Databank: Society

Reporting Period
January 1 to December 31 of the applicable year (the results are current as of December 31)

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Employee* Composition: By Position

* Employees here includes outside directors and members of the Audit & Supervisory Board

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of Executives and Directors Inside Non-consolidated 5 5 4 3 3
Outside Non-consolidated 3 4 3 4 4
Total Non-consolidated 8 9 7 7 7
Number of Members of the Audit & Supervisory Board Inside Non-consolidated 0 0 0 1 1
Outside Non-consolidated 3 3 3 2 2
Total Non-consolidated 3 3 3 3 3
Number of employees Male Non-consolidated 1,514 1,498 1,631 1,634 1,601
Female Non-consolidated 500 521 583 607 606
Total Non-consolidated 2,014 2,019 2,214 2,241 2,207

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Employee Composition: By Gender

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of employees (KOKUYO Group) Male Consolidated 4,864 4,865 4,946 4,899 4,915
Female Consolidated 1,835 1,919 2,015 1,983 1,910
Total Consolidated 6,699 6,784 6,961 6,882 6,825

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Employee Composition: By Contract type and by Gender

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total number of employees (KOKUYO Group) Consolidated 6,699 6,784 6,961 6,882 6,825
Number of non-regular employees (KOKUYO Group) Consolidated 3,399 1,854 1,832 2,333 2,711
Percentage of non-regular employees (KOKUYO Group) Consolidated 33.66 21.46 20.83 25.31 28.43
Regular employees Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 2,565 2,499 2,494 2,511 2,511
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 732 780 829 888 928
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 3,297 3,279 3,323 3,399 3,439
Senior employees Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 201 248 253 268 256
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 4 7 10 8 11
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 205 255 263 276 267
Contracted employees Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 145 159 135 105 83
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 97 91 95 102 101
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 242 250 230 207 184
Part-time/casual employees Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 124 112 111 118 112
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 159 170 163 180 188
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 283 282 274 298 300
Temporary employees Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 167 169 186 142 128
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 316 340 347 167 167
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 483 509 533 309 274

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Employee Composition: By Contract Type and by Region

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Regular employees Within Japan Consolidated 3,982 3,991 4,090 4,145 4,183
Overseas Consolidated 2,045 2,443 2,475 2,347 2,308
Total Consolidated 6,027 6,434 6,565 6,492 6,491
Senior employees Within Japan Consolidated 238 284 300 322 308
Overseas Consolidated 8 3 4 4 2
Total Consolidated 246 287 304 326 310
Contracted employees Within Japan Consolidated 514 573 594 564 598
Overseas Consolidated 115 59 45 36 70
Total Consolidated 629 632 639 600 668
Part-time/casual employees Within Japan Consolidated 606 602 584 553 571
Overseas Consolidated 1,713 23 37 4 2
Total Consolidated 2,319 625 621 557 573
Temporary employees Within Japan Consolidated 550 578 589 379 331
Overseas Consolidated 0 1,642 1,401 974 1,162
Total Consolidated 550 2,220 1,990 1,353 1,493

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Employee Composition: By Age, Average Ages of Male and Female Employees, Average Tenure

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of employees by age group Under 30 Five main group companies of KOKUYO 318 376 423 470 469
30s Five main group companies of KOKUYO 619 605 579 591 595
40s Five main group companies of KOKUYO 1,443 1,326 1,233 1,150 1,076
50s Five main group companies of KOKUYO 917 971 1,086 1,188 1,299
60s or older Five main group companies of KOKUYO 205 256 265 276 267
Average tenure (years) Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 46.15 46.35 46.57 46.8 47.22
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 39.24 39.36 39.33 39.32 39.79
Average Five main group companies of KOKUYO 44.7 44.8 44.87 44.98 45.34
Average length of continuous service (years) Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 20.31 20.52 20.7 20.9 21.31
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 14.52 14.3 14.06 13.83 14.05
Average Five main group companies of KOKUYO 19.09 19.14 19.14 19.18 19.47

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Employee Composition: By Nationality

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of employees Non-Japanese employees in the KOKUYO Group Five main group companies of KOKUYO 13 12 12 11 11
Non-Japanese employees at KOKUYO Non-consolidated 12 12 12 11 9

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Employees Composition: Employees with Disabilities

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of employees with disabilities Group companies dedicated to employing people with disabilities 106 122 128 129 134
Percentage of employees with disabilities Group companies dedicated to employing people with disabilities 2.03 2.26 2.31 2.3 2.37

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Breakdown of New Hires

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of fresh graduate hires Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 42 47 33 40 28
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 30 28 37 40 18
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 72 75 70 80 46
Number of mid-career hires Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 28 27 32 28 23
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 12 22 21 23 24
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 40 49 53 51 47
Percentage of mid-career hires *1 KOKUYO - 32 27 22 5
Turnover rate Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 1.43 2.38 1.60 1.96 1.39
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 3.11 2.73 2.95 1.81 1.56
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 1.79 2.46 1.92 1.93 1.44

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

*1 As of April 2021, we are legally required to report the percentage of mid-career hires (under the revised Act for Promoting Labor Policy, enacted in that month).

Managerial Appointments: By Gender

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Number of managerial appointments
Executives and higher Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 21 20 20 22 20
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0 0 1 2 2
Department heads Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 82 62 63 65 77
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 3 3 4 4 2
Section chiefs Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 742 747 750 732 768
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 43 48 54 55 69
Sub-section chiefs Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 1,024 1,112 1,118 1,066 1,034
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 229 254 273 288 314
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 2,144 2,246 2,283 2,234 2,286

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Managerial Appointments: Percentage of Managerial Posts Occupied by Women

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Percentage of middle management posts (department heads, section chiefs) occupied by women Five main group companies of KOKUYO 5.29 5.93 6.66 6.89 7.75
managerial posts (sub-section chief or higher) occupied by women Executives and higher Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0.00 0.00 4.76 8.33 9.09
Department heads Five main group companies of KOKUYO 3.53 4.62 5.97 5.80 2.53
Section chiefs Five main group companies of KOKUYO 5.48 6.04 6.72 6.99 8.24
Sub-section chiefs Five main group companies of KOKUYO 18.28 18.59 19.63 21.27 23.29
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 12.83 13.58 14.54 15.62 16.93

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Managerial Appointments: (Number of Non-Japanese Employees)

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Managerial appointments: Non-Japanese managers Executives and higher Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0 0 0 0 0
Department heads Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0 0 0 0 0
Section chiefs Five main group companies of KOKUYO 2 2 3 3 3
Sub-section chiefs Five main group companies of KOKUYO 5 7 7 6 5
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 7 9 10 9 8

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Managerial Appointments: Percentage of Managerial Posts Occupied by Non-Japanese Staff

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Percentage of managerial posts occupied by non-Japanese employees Executives and higher Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Department heads Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Section chiefs Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0.25 0.25 0.37 0.38 0.36
Sub-section chiefs Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0.40 0.51 0.50 0.44 0.37
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0.33 0.40 0.44 0.40 0.35

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Working Hours, Paid Leave

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total working hours per year Five main group companies of KOKUYO 2129.8 2089.1 2060.6 2056.7 2092.5
Non-prescribed working hours per year Five main group companies of KOKUYO 298.7 274.9 256.3 226.9 260.3
Long-time worker rate (over 360 hours of total annual overtime) Five main group companies of KOKUYO 23 28.7 23.5 17.4 24.0
Paid leave uptake rate (%) Five main group companies of KOKUYO 48.00 53.69 61.40 48.9 48.4
Yearly education and training costs per employee (yen) Five main group companies of KOKUYO 38,297 37,156 37,408 35,562 39,107

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Number of Employees on Childcare Leave: By Gender

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Employees on childcare leave Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 4 4 6 12 26
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 68 52 60 58 72
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 72 56 66 70 98

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Employees on Long-term Care Leave: By Gender

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Employees taking time off for long-term care Male Five main group companies of KOKUYO 0 0 3 1 0
Female Five main group companies of KOKUYO 1 2 1 1 1
Total Five main group companies of KOKUYO 1 2 4 2 1

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* The five main group companies are KOKUYO Co., Ltd., Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., and KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd.

Health management

Subject 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Regular health checkup attendance rate (%) - 99.0 98.9 99.6 98.6 99.4
Voluntary checkup attendance number (breast cancer, colorectal cancer checkups) - 269 346 1,222 1,551 3,482
Regular health checkup finding rate (%) - 39.0 28.0 27.5 19.8 29.5
Percentage of employees receiving full medical checkup (%) - 55.9 87.3 70.5 75.8 77.97
Lifestyle-related disease occurrence/specific health checkup attendance rate (%) - 93.2 98 98 98 98
Lifestyle-related disease occurrence/specific health guidance rate (proactive support) (%) - 39 35 34 39 47
Lifestyle-related disease occurrence/lifestyle-related disease medical costs (including health insurance dependents) (million yen) - 133 143 139 161 144
Response rate for stress check survey (%) Employees of companies that conduct a stress check survey 94.0 96.0 94.8 96.4 95.9
Stretch check score (deviation value) Employees of companies that conduct a stress check survey 54 54 54 55 54
Percentage of employees with poor mental health
(with severe stress) (%)
Employees of companies that conduct a stress check survey 4.9 4.9 5.5 4.8 5.6
Number of employees who took leave due to poor mental health KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (including former-KET), Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd. 15 11 10 16 10
Number of employees who took leave due to other illnesses KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (including former-KET), Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd. 5 6 11 9 2
Number of employees who retired due to poor mental health KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (including former-KET), Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd. 6 8 3 10 1
Number of employees who left due to other health issues KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (including former-KET), Kaunet Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Logitem Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Supply Logistics Co., Ltd., KOKUYO Marketing Co., Ltd. 3 5 6 6 8
Absenteeism:
Annual working days per employee lost due to injury or disease*1
KOKUYO Co., Ltd. (including former-KET), Kaunet Co., Ltd. - - - - 4.3
Presenteeism:
Score for productivity lost because of illness, injury, or other conditions in employees attending work*2