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News Bulletin June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017


No.272

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The preliminary result from the 2016 Economic Census for Business Activity released

  On 31 May 2017, the SBJ and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) released the preliminary results from the 2016 Economic Census for Business Activity.
  The objectives of the Economic Census for Business Activity are, by investigating the economic activity of establishments and enterprises, to identify the structure of establishments and enterprises in all industries on a national and regional level, and to obtain basic information for conducting various statistical surveys.
  As for this survey, accounting matters, including the amount of sales (income) (hereinafter referred to as "sales") and expenses, are the values for the year 2015, whereas matters other than accounting matters, including the number of establishments, "enterprises, etc." and persons engaged, are the values as of June 1, 2016.

  • The amount of sales in Japan was 1603.4638 trillion yen (up by 20.1% from 2011), and that of added value was 294.7949 trillion yen (up by 20.5%).
  • As of June 1, 2016, the number of "enterprises, etc." in Japan was 3,866,537 (down by 6.3% from February 1, 2012). The number of establishments was 5,622,238 (down by 2.5%), and the number of persons engaged was 5,744 ten thousand (up by 2.9%).
  • Looking at sales by industrial division, the largest were for "Wholesale and retail trade" at 489.6754 trillion yen (30.5% of all industries), followed by "Manufacturing" at 411.6184 trillion yen (25.7%), and "Finance and insurance" at 123.8868 trillion yen (7.7%), resulting in the top three industries accounting for over 60% of all industries. The sales arising from "Tertiary industries" accounted for 67.0% of all industries.
  • Looking at the amount of added value by industrial division, the amount was the largest for "Manufacturing" at 73.4762 trillion yen (24.9% of all industries), followed by "Wholesale and retail trade" at 53.5629 trillion yen (18.2%), and "Construction" at 21.0272 trillion yen (7.1%), resulting in the top three industries accounting for over 50% of all industries. The added value arising from "Tertiary industries" accounted for 67.4% of all industries.

  For more details, please
http://www.stat.go.jp/english/data/e-census/2012/index.htm



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