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Human Rights and LaborData Summary(As of December 31, 2018)

Number of Canon Group Employees

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Japan   69,201   68,325   72,913   73,665   73,460
Europe   22,356   24,826   25,511   25,623   25,281
Americas   18,029   17,635   19,160   18,448   18,361
Asia and Oceania   82,303   78,785   80,089   80,040   77,954
Total 191,889 189,571 197,673 197,776 195,056

Breakdown of Employees (Canon Inc.)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Number of Employees 26,409 26,360 26,246 26,075 25,891
By Gender Male 22,430 22,370 22,261 22,027 21,794
Female   3,979   3,990   3,985   4,048   4,097
By Age Group Under 30   3,404   3,193   2,922   2,853   2,938
30s   7,764   7,508   7,253   6,924   6,462
40s   8,072   7,843   7,772   7,419   7,218
50s   6,409   6,919   7,280   7,747   7,991
60 and over      760      897   1,019   1,132   1,282
By Classification or Contract Type
Regular Employees 26,384 26,335 26,227 26,002 25,779
Non-regular Employees*         25         25         19         73      112
  • * Non-regular employees: Contract workers and part-time workers

Number of New Hires and Employees Leaving the Company (Canon Inc.)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Newly Hired Employees Male 377 368 316 472 520
Female   86   81   70 106 142
Total 463 449 386 578 662
Employees Leaving the Company/ Turnover Rate Employees Leaving the Company 228 291 281 369 442
Turnover Rate (%)  0.9  1.1  1.1  1.5  1.8

Breakdown of Executives (Canon Inc.)

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
By Gender

Male

41 43 46 48 46
Female   0   1   2   2   2

Composition of Executives by Age (Canon Inc.)

  50s 60s 70s 80s
By Gender Male 21 20 4 1
Female   2   0 0 0

Percentage of Employee Membership in the Canon Workers' Union*1

(%)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Canon Inc. 83 81 81 80 81
Key Group Companies in Japan*2 89 87 91 87 85
  • *1Figures for Canon Inc. are as of the end of the year. Figures for the key Group companies in Japan are as of the end of August.
  • *2 Key Group Companies in Japan: Member unions of the Canon Group Workers' Union Conference (19 companies).

Ratio of Internationalization in Canon Group Companies Outside Japan

(%)

  Americas Europe Asia (excluding Japan)
Presidents 35 93 25
Managers 90 97 93
  • *Share of non-Japanese appointed as presidents and managers.

Comparison of Canon's Minimum Wage to Local Minimum Wage

  Japan U.S. China
Local Minimum Monthly Wage 147,750 yen 1,257 dollars 1,770 renminbi
Canon Standard Minimum Monthly Wage 167,900 yen 1,924 dollars 2,508 renminbi
Ratio Compared to Local Minimum Wage 114% 153% 142%
  • *Figures represent wages for leading manufacturing companies in each region, not average wages.

Base Salary and Total Salary per Employee by Gender (Canon Inc.)

  Female:Male
Base Pay Management 100 : 106
Non-Management Employees 100 : 117
Total Pay Management 100 : 106
Non-Management Employees 100 : 121
  • *The compensation system is the same for men and women. Differences are due to such factors as age and grade level.

Annual Hours Worked per Employee (Canon Inc.)

(hrs)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Hours Worked, Canon Inc.* 1,751 1,762 1,721 1,735 1,737
  • *Regular/post-retirement employee survey data (Canon Inc.).

Number of Employees Taking Childcare and Nursing Care Leave (Canon Inc.)*1 *2

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Taking Childcare Leave 168
  (22)
184
  (30)
186
  (43)
186
  (43)
216
  (78)
Using Reduced Work Hours for Childcare 144
     (7)
142
  (10)
132
     (4)
122
  (11)
130
     (9)
Taking Maternity Leave 27 34 30 21 29
Working Reduced Hours due to Pregnancy   6   7   5   2   4
Taking Nursing Care Leave 13   9 15 11 14
Using Reduced Work Hours for Nursing Care   6   6   4   4   5
Applications for Childbirth Support*3 222 260 248 255 208
  • *1Number of employees in that year using the system for the first time.
  • *2( ) Number of male employees.
  • *3Childbirth support includes leave and financial support for fertility treatment.

Return/Retention Rates and Number of Employees Returning from Childcare/Nursing Care Leave (Canon Inc.)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Returning from Childcare Leave Number of Returning Employees 132
  (22)
169
  (30)
185
  (37)
164
  (38)
210
  (79)
Return Rate (%) 100 100 97.3 98.2 98.6
Retention Rate (%) 98.4 99.4 98.8 97.3 98.2
Returning from Nursing Care Leave Number of Returning Employees   13     9   18     6   14
Return Rate (%) 100 100 100 100 87.5
  • *( ) Number of male employees.
  • *Retention rate: (The total number of employees who are registered as of 12 months after returning from childcare leave) ÷ (The total number of employees who returned to work from childcare leave during a previous report period) × 100.

Percentage of Women by Position (Canon Inc.)

(%)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Employees 15.1 15.1 15.2 15.5 15.8
Managers   1.9   2.0   2.2   2.6   2.6
Executives   0.0   2.3   4.2   4.0   4.2

Number and Percentage of Employees with Disabilities at Canon Inc.

Numbers and Frequency of Occupational Accidents (Canon Inc., Key Group Companies in Japan)

  2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Accidents Requiring Time off Work       19       25       18       22       24
Accidents not Requiring Time off Work     133     110     112     101     106
Frequency Rate*1 (%)   0.20   0.25   0.18   0.22   0.24
Severity Rate*2 (%) 0.108 0.007 0.006 0.006 0.009
Frequency Rate for the Manufacturing Industry (%)    1.06    1.06    1.15    1.02 *3
Severity Rate for the Manufacturing Industry (%)    0.09    0.06    0.07    0.08
  • *1Frequency rate indicates the prevalence of occupational fatalities and injuries per 1 million working hours.
  • *2Severity rate indicates the degree of the disaster with the labor loss days per 1,000 total of working hours.
  • *3The frequency rate and severity rate for the manufacturing industry for the year ended March 2019 has not been published as of April 2019.