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Mitsubishi Corporation

Basic Data

Employee Data (as of March 31 of each fiscal year)

  FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of employees
(consolidated)
77,164 77,476 79,994 86,098 82,997
Number of employees
(non-consolidated)
6,233 6,129 6,016 5,882 5,725
Male 4,629
( 74.27% )
4,535
( 73.99% )
4,437
( 73.75% )
4,356
( 74.06% )
4,241
( 74.08% )
Female 1,604
( 25.73% )
1,594
( 26.01% )
1,579
( 26.25% )
1,526
( 25.94% )
1,484
( 25.92% )
Average age of employees
(non-consolidated)
42.5 42.6 42.5 42.6 42.7
Male 42.6 42.7 42.7 42.8 42.9
Female 42.2 42.3 42.3 42.2 42.1
Average years of service
(non-consolidated)
18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4 18.4
Male 18.4 18.4 18.3 18.4 18.5
Female 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.4 18.2
Number of employees on overseas assignments (including global trainees*)
(non-consolidated)
1,286 1,288 1,261 1,174 1,075
Male 1,223
( 95.10% )
1,217
( 94.49% )
1,199
( 95.08% )
1,101
( 93.78% )
1,019
( 94.79% )
Female 63
( 4.90% )
71
( 5.51% )
62
( 4.92% )
65
( 5.54% )
56
( 5.21% )

*The “Global Trainee Program” is an overseas assignment system aimed at young employees, in order to handle the global development of MC's business portfolio and strengthen MC's global competitiveness in terms of human resources.

Breakdown of Employee Data (as of March 31)

(Unit:persons)

  FY2020
Number of employees by organization
(non-consolidated)
5,725
Corporate Staff Section898
Natural Gas Group362
Industrial Materials Group422
Petroleum & Chemicals Solution Group503
Mineral Resources Group360
Industrial Infrastructure Group320
Automotive & Mobility Group478
Food Industry Group584
Consumer Industry Group619
Power Solution Group322
Urban Development Group378
MC Offices and Subsidiaries479
Number of employees by region
(non-consolidated)
5,725
Japan4,630
North America206
Latin America & the Caribbean64
Europe162
Africa15
Middle East37
Asia & Oceania496
East Asia115

Number of Professional Staff, Managers, Executives (non-consolidated) (as of April 1 of each fiscal year)

(Unit:persons)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Professional staff 5,839 5,722 5,604 5,476 5,335
Male 4,649
( 79.62% )
4,535
( 79.26% )
4,441
( 79.25% )
4,362
( 79.66% )
4,256
( 79.78% )
Female 1,190
( 20.38% )
1,187
( 20.74% )
1,163
( 20.75% )
1,114
( 20.34% )
1,079
( 20.22% )
Managers 3,972 3,949 3,906 3,860 3,805
Male 3,598
( 90.58% )
3,539
( 89.62% )
3,476
( 88.99% )
3,433
( 88.94% )
3,367
( 88.49% )
Female 374
( 9.42% )
410
( 10.38% )
430
( 11.01% )
427
( 11.06% )
438
( 11.51% )
Executive officers 49 49 43 50 49
Male 49
( 100.00% )
49
( 100.00% )
43
( 100.00% )
50
( 100.00% )
49
( 100.00% )
Female 0
( 0.00% )
0
( 0.00% )
0
( 0.00% )
0
( 0.00% )
0
( 0.00% )
Directors/audit & supervisory board members* 18 18 18 16 16
Male 16
( 88.89% )
16
( 88.89% )
16
( 88.89% )
13
( 81.25% )
13
( 81.25% )
Female 2
( 11.11% )
2
( 11.11% )
2
( 11.11% )
3
( 18.75% )
3
( 18.75% )

*As of June 30.

Number of Hires (non-consolidated)

(Unit:persons)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of new graduate entrants 179 171 130 127 123
Male 122
( 68.16% )
109
( 63.74% )
92
( 70.77% )
89
( 70.08% )
88
( 71.54% )
Female 57
( 31.84% )
62
( 36.26% )
38
( 29.23% )
38
( 29.92% )
35
( 28.46% )
(Secretarial Staff)* 20 17 7 - -
Number of mid-career entrants 6 8 13 21 16
Male 4
( 66.67% )
8
( 100.00% )
12
( 92.31% )
17
( 80.95% )
13
( 81.25% )
Female 2
( 33.33% )
0
( 0.00% )
1
( 7.69% )
4
( 19.05% )
3
( 18.75% )
Ratio of Mid-career recruitment

* as of April 1, 2022

3% 4% 9% 14% 12%

*Due to hiring postponements, there are no figures for secretarial staff in fiscal years 2020 and 2021.

Employment Rate of Persons with Impairments (as of June 1 of each fiscal year)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Employment rate of persons with impairments* 2.48% 2.63% 2.69% 2.90% 2.53%

*Based on the total number of Mitsubishi Corporation (non-consolidated), its special-purpose subsidiary, Mitsubishi Shoji & Sun Co., Ltd., and its three Group certified companies.

Number of Employees Using MC's Systems (non-consolidated) (as of March 31 of each fiscal year)

(Unit:persons)

  FY2016 FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Number of employees who took Paid Volunteer Leave 163 116 181 138 10
Male 86 53 88 69 2
Female 77 63 93 69 8
Number of employees who took Paid Childbirth Leave 100 83 96 98 88
Number of employees who took Maternity/Paternity Leave*1 35 66 58 72 84
Male 3 14 13 20 36
Female 32 52 45 52 48
Number of employees who took Paid Child Care Leave 211 224 251 274 246
Male 87 94 120 123 82
Female 124 130 131 151 164
Number of employees who took Paid School Events Leave 252 265 281 299 189
Male 121 123 138 139 84
Female 131 142 143 160 105
Number of employees who shortened work hours for child care 72 73 82 91 67
Male 1 0 2 1 0
Female 71 73 80 90 67
Number of employees who took Family Care Leave*1 4 1 4 1 1
Male 1 0 0 0 1
Female 3 1 4 1 0
Number of employees who took Paid Family Care Leave 196 225 247 271 269
Male 59 71 68 78 75
Female 137 154 179 193 194
Number of employees who applied for the “re-employment system for employees who left to accompany spouses' domestic or international transfers”*2 10 10 6 14 10

*1. The number of employees who began taking the type of leave during each fiscal year.

*2. The “re-employment system for employees who left to accompany spouses' domestic or international transfers” refers to a system in which re-employment is offered, under certain conditions, to employees who resign their positions in order to accompany their spouse to location of dometic or international transfer.

Occupational Health and Safety Data (consolidated) (as of March 31 of each fiscal year)

Work related Frequency rate*
(This data includes Subsidiaries and Unincorporated Joint operations, which contains production business sites)

  FY2019 FY2020
①Employees 5.61 4.16
②Non-employees workers (Contractors) 2.16 1.95
Whole company
(①+②)
5.06 3.79

Work related Frequency rate*
(This data includes Subsidiaries and Unincorporated Joint operations, any other group companies like Affiliates, which contains production business sites)

  FY2019 FY2020
①Employees 3.19 3.36
②Non-employees workers (Contractors) 1.22 0.75
Whole copmany
(①+②)
2.71 2.74

* “Frequency rate” refers to the frequency of workplace accidents and is derived from the number of injuries/deaths resulting from workplace accidents per 1,000,000 actual working hours.

Occupational Health and Safety Data (non-consolidated) (as of March 31 of each fiscal year)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Lost time injuries frequency rate*
(Frequency rate of injuries, people/million hrs)
0.46 0.47 0.49 0.16
Lost time injuries severity rate*
(Severity level of accidents, days/thousand hrs)
0.01 0.00 0.01 0.00
Occupational illness frequency rate*
(Frequency of industrial accidents classified as work-related illnesses as stipulated by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (including fatalities caused by illness, people/million hrs))
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

* Calculated based on the standards of the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare for employees working at head offices and domestic branches (excluding advisors and contract employees).
“Frequency rate” refers to the frequency of workplace accidents and is derived from the number of injuries/deaths resulting from workplace accidents per 1,000,000 actual working hours.
“Injuries/deaths” refers to workplace accidents resulting in both physical injury or loss of physical function as well as one or more days of absence from work.
“Severity rate” refers to the severity level of accidents and represents the total number of lost time injury days / 1,000 total actual working hours.
(Reference) Comparison with Industry Average (for Wholesalers and Retailers with a Business Scale of 100 Employees or More)(From the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare's “2020 Survey on Industrial Accidents”).
Lost time injuries frequency rate : 2.27
Workplace accident severity rate : 0.11

Other Data Concerning Employees (non-consolidated)

  FY2020
Average Salary 16,783,874 yen
Annual average actual working hours*1 1984.3 hrs.
Monthly average overtime hours*1 27.2 hrs.
Percentage of annual paid leave days taken*2 55%
Voluntary turnover rate
(Compared to the number of employees as of March 31, 2021)
1.4%
Number of labor union members*3 3,090
Level of employee satisfaction*4 76%

*1. Employees at head office and Japanese branches (excluding managers, corporate advisers and contract employees).

*2. Employees at head office and Japanese branches (excluding secondees from other companies).

*3. As of March 31, 2021.

*4. Employee Awareness Surveys are taken every three years. The last survey was taken in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 to obtain a snapshot of employee motivation and organizational vitality. The findings are used to improve management and other aspects of operations. Employee satisfaction figures represent the ratio of staff members responding positively to questions about employee engagement (Do you work with enthusiasm and take pride in/admire your company?) in the survey.

Independent Practitioner's Assurance

Independent Practitioner's Assurance Report (PDF:231KB)

*Independent Practitioner's Assurance Report conducted by Deloitte Tohmatsu Sustainability Co., Ltd.
Applicable to the data marked with for the year ended March, 2021 and the year ended March, 2022 on the “Human Resource Management / Basic Data” of this website.

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