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Population Census 

Summary of Population by Place of Work or Schooling III

Employed Persons by Medium Groups of Industry and Occupation

  The findings of this tabulation clarifies the detailed structure of industry and occupation by place of work in Japan in 1995. Since around 20% of the total employed persons worked in 3 major cities: Tokyo cities (Tokyo Ku-area), Osaka city (Osaka-shi), and Nagoya city (Nagoya-shi), hereinafter summarize the situation in 3 major cities. 
  Further, hereinafter in case compares the increase rates of the number of employed persons by industry or occupation, only the industries or the occupations which satisfies the following condition are referred:
   Tokyo cities : 11,000 employed persons or more;
   Osaka city : 3,000 employed persons or more;
   Nagoya city : 2,000 employed persons or more.

1. Industry (medium groups)

1.1. Outline

  "Wholesale trade", "Construction", "Finance and insurance", "Professional services not elsewhere classified" such as lawyers' offices, architects' offices, private schools, and English conversation schools, "General eating and drinking places", "Other business services" such as building maintenance services, security services, and talent banks, "Retail trade (food and beverage)", "Other retail trade" such as drugstores and secondhand article stores, and "Medical and other health services" were the larger industries in the number of employed persons in common to 3 major cities. "Wholesale trade" accounted for 12.5% of the total employed persons aged 15 and over in Tokyo cities, 15.8% in Osaka city, and 14.6% in Nagoya city. Likewise "Construction" 8.3%, 8.9%, and 9.8%; "Finance and insurance" 5.9%, 4.9%, and 4.1%; "Professional services not elsewhere classified" 5.1%, 4.5%, and 4.2%; "General eating and drinking places" 4.1%, 4.4%, and 4.5%; "Other business services" 3.9%, 3.5%, and 3.1%; "Retail trade (food and beverage)" 3.1%, 3.1%, and 3.5%; "Other retail trade" 2.6%, 2.7%, and 3.1%; "Medical and other health services" 2.6%, 2.9%, and 3.6%.
  Refer to Table 1-1(Excel:17KB), 1-2(Excel:17KB), and 1-3(Excel:17KB).

1.2. Increase rate in 1990-95

 "Social insurance and social welfare" such as homes for the aged or the handicapped showed the highest increase rates of the number of employed persons in Tokyo cities and Osaka city. "Other business services" showed the highest increase rate in Nagoya city. Besides the above two industries, "Machine, upholstery, furniture, etc., repair services, except otherwise classified", "Hotels, boarding houses and other lodging places", and "Professional services not elsewhere classified" showed the higher increase rates in common to 3 major cities. "Social insurance and social welfare" increased 26.8% in Tokyo cities, 25.4% in Osaka city, and 17.6% in Nagoya city. Likewise "Other business services" 13.0%, 14.8%, and 24.6%; "Machine, upholstery, furniture, etc., repair services, except otherwise classified" 12.7%, 14.1%, and 20.8%; "Hotels, boarding houses and other lodging places" 12.5%, 13.0%, and 22.9%; "Professional services not elsewhere classified" 7.8%, 13.7%, and 17.1%. The industries which belong to "Services" showed the higher increase rates and these reflect the recent social trend such as the growth of welfare business with aging and the outsourcing of business.
  Refer to Table 2-1(Excel:17KB), 2-2(Excel:17KB), and 2-3(Excel:17KB).
  On the other hand, in Osaka city and Nagoya city, "Manufacture of textile mill products, except apparel and other finished products made from fabrics and similar materials" showed the highest decrease rates: 54.8% and 51.2%. "Manufacture of iron and steel" showed the highest decrease rates of 29.5% in Tokyo cities.   "Manufacture of ceramic, stone and clay products" such as cement products and concrete products and "Manufacture of electrical machinery, equipment and supplies" showed the higher decrease rates in common to 3 major cities. "Manufacture of ceramic, stone and clay products" decreased 25.9% in Tokyo cities, 21.8% in Osaka city, and 21.4% in Nagoya city. Likewise "Manufacture of electrical machinery, equipment and supplies" 20.8%, 25.0%, and 21.4%. The industries which belong to "Manufacturing" showed the higher decrease rates.
  Refer to Table 3-1(Excel:17KB), 3-2(Excel:18KB), and 3-3(Excel:18KB).

2. Occupation (medium groups)

2.1. Outline

  "General clerical workers" were the largest occupations in the number of employed persons in common to 3 major cities. Besides, "Sales workers of commodities", "Sales related workers" such as real estate agents and insurance agents, "Engineers and technicians", "Directors of companies and corporations", "Food and beverages preparing workers", "Construction workers", "Automobile drivers", and "Serving workers" such as waitresses in restaurants or coffee shops: these occupations were the larger occupations in the number of employed persons in common to 3 major cities. "General clerical workers" accounted for 26.5% of the total employed persons aged 15 and over in Tokyo cities, 24.3% in Osaka city, and 22.5% in Nagoya city. Likewise "Sales workers of commodities" 13.4%, 16.5%, and 15.3%; "Sales related workers" 6.0%, 5.5%, and 4.6%; "Engineers and technicians" 5.6%, 4.9%, and 4.6%; "Directors of companies and corporations" 4.3%, 3.8%, and 3.1%; "Food and beverages preparing workers" 2.7%, 2.8%, and 2.8%; "Construction workers" 2.7%, 3.2%, and 3.6%; "Automobile drivers" 2.6%, 2.5%, and 3.1%; "Serving workers" 2.6%, 2.8%, and 3.0%.
  Refer to Table4-1(Excel:16KB), 4-2(Excel:16KB), and4-3(Excel:17KB).

2.2. Increase rate in 1990-95

   "Scientific researchers" such as electronics researchers and information engineering researchers showed the highest increase rates of the number of employed persons in common to 3 major cities. Besides, "Other service workers" such as lessors and beauticians for animals, "Superintendents of residences and buildings", "Stationary engine, machinery and construction machinery operators", "Social and welfare workers" such as instructors and consultants for social welfare facilities, and "Musicians and stage artists": these occupations showed the higher increase rates in common to 3 major cities.
  "Scientific researchers" increased 36.1% in Tokyo cities, 68.4% in Osaka city, and 76.4% in Nagoya city. Likewise "Other service workers" 29.6%, 37.5%, and 17.3%; "Superintendents of residences and buildings" 28.9%, 12.5%, and 24.3%; "Stationary engine, machinery and construction machinery operators" 14.3%, 11.7%, and 13.8%; "Social and welfare workers" 13.6%, 11.5%, and 16.6%; "Musicians and stage artists" 10.7%, 18.9%, and 23.4%. The occupations which were related to "Services" showed the higher increase rates. 
  Refer to Table5-1(Excel:17KB), 5-2(Excel:17KB), and5-3(Excel:17KB)
  On the other hand, in Osaka city and Nagoya city, "Silk reel and textile workers" showed the highest decrease: 26.9% and 36.7%. "Wood, bamboo, grass and vine products workers" showed the highest decrease rates of 26.4% in Tokyo cities.   "Wood, bamboo, grass and vine products workers", "Metal processing workers", "Clothing and textile products workers", "Other clerical and related workers" such as typists and computer operators, "Electric machine assembling and repairing workers", and "Pulp, paper and paper products workers" showed the higher decrease rates of the number of employed persons in common to 3 major cities.
  "Wood, bamboo, grass and vine products workers" decreased 26.4% in Tokyo cities, 23.0% in Osaka city, and 21.6% in Nagoya city. Likewise "Metal processing workers" 23.0%, 17.7%, and 18.0%; "Clothing and textile products workers" 22.7%, 19.1%, and 18.4%; "Other clerical and related workers" 19.9%, 18.9%, and 16.5%; "Electric machine assembling and repairing workers" 15.9%, 13.1%, and 13.0%; "Pulp, paper and paper products workers" 13.2%, 24.8%, and 20.1%. The occupations which were related to "Manufacturing" showed the higher decrease rates mainly.
  Refer to Table6-1(Excel:17KB), 6-2(Excel:17KB), and 6-3(Excel:17KB).

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