Employment and Human Resources Data 2022

The performance indicators such as number of employees by gender and hierarchy, average annual salary by gender and rank, number of work-related fatalities (Japan), and occupational illness frequency rate (Japan) are assured by a third party to improve reliability.

Basic Data

Number of employees

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Consolidated Total 3,805 4,073 4,108 4,229 4,315
Male - 2,362 2,424 2,444 2,477
Female - 1,711 1,684 1,785 1,838
Non-consolidated
(Japan)
Total 1,799 1,812 1,840 1,872 1,839
Male 1,377 1,389 1,395 1,410 1,384
Female 422 423 445 462 455

Number of employees by gender and rank

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Executive Male - - - - 18
Female - - - - 3
Director Male - - - - 210
Female - - - - 92
Manager Male - - - - 581
Female - - - - 382
General employee Male - - - - 1,668
Female - - - - 1,361

Average length of service

(Unit: Years)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Consolidated Total - - - 10.5 10.4
Male - - - 12.5 12.3
Female - - - 7.7 7.8
Non-consolidated
(Japan)
Total 15.7 15.4 15.8 16.3 16.8
Male 16.1 15.9 16.3 16.8 17.4
Female 14.4 13.8 14.1 14.5 15.1

Average age of employees

(Unit: Years old)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Consolidated Total - - - 41.8 42.2
Male - - - 42.9 43.2
Female - - - 40.3 40.8
Non-consolidated
(Japan)
Total 42.4 42.7 42.9 43.5 44.0
Male 42.9 43.3 43.5 44.0 44.5
Female 40.8 40.7 41.3 41.7 42.3

Number of newly hired employees

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Japan - 140 117 98 106
China - 127 159 198 249
Asia - 109 92 59 74
EMEA(*) - 172 143 109 144
Americas - 20 43 116 129
Total - 568 554 580 702
  • EMEA: Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Number of newly hired employees (non-consolidated (Japan))

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
New-graduate recruits Total 28 20 24 19 24
Male 16 12 11 10 17
Female 12 8 13 9 7
Mid-career recruits Total 68 119 92 77 64
Male 48 80 64 46 43
Female 20 39 28 31 21

Employee turnover

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Japan Turnover - - - 89 126
Turnover rate - - - 4.4% 6.4%
China Turnover - - - 185 255
Turnover rate - - - 23.5% 32.4%
Asia Turnover - - - 72 71
Turnover rate - - - 18.5% 17.6%
EMEA Turnover - - - 90 117
Turnover rate - - - 13.2% 15.6%
Americas Turnover - - - 58 73
Turnover rate - - - 17.1% 17.8%
Total Turnover - - - 494 642
Turnover rate - - - 12.0% 14.9%
  • The number of employees who retired between April and March of each year (including contract employees).

Employee turnover (non-consolidated (Japan))

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Total Turnover 59 55 58 55 85
Turnover rate 3.3% 3.0% 3.2% 2.9% 4.6%
(Voluntary turnover) 59 55 58 49 75
(Voluntary turnover rate) 3.3% 3.0% 3.2% 2.6% 4.1%
Male Turnover 45 40 43 42 63
Turnover rate 3.3% 2.9% 3.1% 3.0% 4.6%
(Voluntary turnover) 45 40 43 39 57
(Voluntary turnover rate) 3.3% 2.9% 3.1% 2.8% 4.1%
Female Turnover 14 15 15 13 22
Turnover rate 3.3% 3.5% 3.4% 2.8% 4.8%
(Voluntary turnover) 14 15 15 10 18
(Voluntary turnover rate) 3.3% 3.5% 3.4% 2.2% 4.0%
  • Retirees are excluded

Re-employment (non-consolidated (Japan))

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Re-employment applicant 18 19 15 31 21
Re-employee 18 19 15 29 21
Re-employment rate 100% 100% 100% 94% 100%

Average annual salary by gender and rank (consolidated)

(Unit: Thousand yen)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Director and manager Male - - - - 15,686
Female - - - - 14,916
General employee Male - - - - 6,647
Female - - - - 6,052
  • Exclude compensation for executives and stock option.
  • All amounts above are rounded to the nearest thousand yen.

Average annual salary (non-consolidated (Japan))

(Unit: Thousand yen)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Average annual salary 8,195 8,192 8,228 8,269 8,512
  • All amounts above are rounded to the nearest thousand yen.

Diversity

Number of employees by region

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Japan 2,015 2,001 1,994 2,004 1,968
China 652 753 808 790 787
Asia 255 352 382 396 403
EMEA 651 738 667 690 748
Americas 232 229 257 349 409
Total 3,805 4,073 4,108 4,229 4,315
  • Calculated based on the new global personnel database from FY2020.

Employees by gender (%)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Ratio of female (consolidated) - - - 42.2% 42.6%
Ratio of female (non-consolidated (Japan)) 23.5% 23.3% 24.2% 24.7% 24.7%

Females in managerial positions (%)

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Executive 4.8% 4.5% 9.1% 12.0% 14.3%
Director and manager (consolidated) - - - 38.4% 37.1%
Director and manager
(non-consolidated (Japan))
10.0% 10.7% 12.6% 12.2% 13.6%

People with disabilities (Santen Group in Japan) as of June

(Unit: Persons)
  2018 Jun 2019 Jun 2020 Jun 2021 Jun 2022 Jun
People with disabilities(*) 45 50 54 59 56
Rate of people with disabilities(*) 2.20% 2.42% 2.62% 2.88% 2.82%
(Reference) Visually impaired people (actual number) - - - - 5
  • Follows Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare standards.

Number of fixed-term employees

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Fixed-term employees (consolidated) - - - 990 971
Fixed-term employees
(Santen Group in Japan(*))
82 130 112 122 106
Temporary employees
(Santen Group in Japan)
170 163 181 181 182
  • Including the number of seconded employees to outside of group companies.

Work-Life Balance

Number of users of childcare and nursing care systems (Santen Group in Japan)

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Special leave (paid) Maternity leave 23 21 26 24 18
Nursing care leave for a preschool child 12 22 11 6 6
Nursing care leave for an elderly or disabled family 4 4 0 3 3
Childcare leave system(*) Childcare leave (Female) 43 18 40 43 15
Childcare leave acquisition rate (Female) - - - - 93.8%
Childcare leave (Male) 3 4 49 77 37
Childcare leave acquisition rate (Male) 5.0% 6.1% 67.1% 135.1% 63.8%
Return to work rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Short working-hour system for childcare Short working hours for nursing care 32 32 31 29 21
Nursing-care leave system Nursing care leave 0 0 1 1 1
Short working hours for nursing care 0 0 0 0 0
Annual paid
Leave reserve system
Nursing care leave for a family member 85 75 63 37 70
Nursing care leave for a child (included in above) 43 38 39 12 30
Childcare leave for a child of elementary school age or younger 56 46 52 37 57
  • From FY2021, calculation methodology for childcare leave was revised.

Annual paid leave (Santen Gup in Japan)

(Unit: Days)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Days granted 18.3 17.9 18.8 18.0 19.8
Days taken 11.1 10.8 15.7 11.7 11.8
Percentage of days taken 60.5% 60.5% 83.5% 65.4% 59.3%

Volunteer leave (Santen Group in Japan)

(Unit: Persons)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Number of people 11 6 4 0 0

Average overtime work per month (Santen Group in Japan)

(Unit: Hours/month)
  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Hours / month by person 13.7 11.9 11.2 9.2 10.5

Occupational Safety and Health

Number of work-related fatalities

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
All operational sites (Japan) 0 0 0 0 0
Shuzo Factory (China) 0 0 0 0 0
  • Contractors are not included. Excludes Claire Co., Ltd. and Santen Eye Care Co., Ltd.

Occupational illness frequency rate

  FY2017 FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
All Operational Sites (Japan) Number of accidents(*1) 3 1 5 2 4
Frequency rate(*2) 0.76 0.24 1.20 0.54 1.11
Severity rate(*3) 0.002 0.005 0.015 0.001 0.021
Suzhou Plant (China) Number of accidents 0 0 0 0 1
Frequency rate 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.40
Severity rate 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.078
Tampere Plant (Finland)(*4) Number of accidents 3 0 1 - -
Frequency rate 6.44 0.00 3.40 - -
Severity rate 0.159 0.000 0.010 - -
  1. Number of accidents: In Japan and China, this denotes the number of accidents resulting in employees being absent from work for any length of time. In Finland, it denotes the number of accidents resulting in employees being absent from work for three or more days.
    Commuting accidents are not included. The data are for part-timers, all employees including rehires, and those seconded to domestic group companies. Calculated working hours for seconded employees overseas. Recipients and temporarily employees are not included.
  2. Frequency rate: Number of casualties causing industrial accidents per million aggregate actual working hours; denotes the frequency of accidents.
  3. Severity rate: Number of lost working days per 1,000 aggregate actual working hours; denotes the level of severity of accidents.
  4. Santen's own Tampere Plant was transferred to NextPharma GmbH. and the necessary process was completed on September 30, 2019.The data for 2019 shows the data up to the transfer completion date.