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Employees by region

(FY)

Scope Item Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Japan Male Persons 2,124 2,153 2,152 2,146 2,213
Female Persons 378 400 416 466 490
Total Persons 2,502 2,553 2,568 2,612 2,703
Ratio of Female % 15.1 15.7 16.2 17.8 18.1
Ratio by region % 54.8 54.1 52.0 47.5 47.0
Asia Male Persons 650 710 771 836 905
Female Persons 197 217 236 273 290
Total Persons 847 927 1,007 1,109 1,195
Ratio of Female % 23.3 23.4 23.4 24.6 24.3
Ratio by region % 18.6 19.6 20.4 20.2 20.8
Europe Male Persons 574 580 613 676 720
Female Persons 113 125 128 143 153
Total Persons 687 705 741 819 873
Ratio of Female % 16.4 17.7 17.3 17.5 17.5
Ratio by region % 15.0 14.9 15.0 14.9 15.2
North America Male Persons 445 448 512 764 756
Female Persons 84 88 108 199 229
Total Persons 529 536 620 963 985
Ratio of Female % 15.9 16.4 17.4 20.7 23.2
Ratio by region % 11.6 11.4 12.6 17.5 17.1
Overseas Total Male Persons 1,669 1,738 1,896 2,276 2,381
Female Persons 394 430 472 615 672
Total Persons 2,063 2,168 2,368 2,891 3,053
Ratio of Female % 19.1 19.8 19.9 21.3 22.0
Ratio by region % 45.2 45.9 48.0 52.5 53.0
Total Male Persons 3,793 3,891 4,048 4,422 4,594
Female Persons 772 830 888 1,081 1,162
Total Persons 4,565 4,721 4,936 5,503 5,756
Ratio of Female % 16.9 17.6 18.0 19.6 20.2

* Boundary: Advantest Group

Number of employees by employment type

Scope Item Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Regular Employees Male Persons 3,696 3,705 3,827 4,108 4,242
Female Persons 718 752 803 940 1,019
Total Persons 4,414 4,457 4,630 5,048 5,261
Non-regular Employees Male Persons 97 186 221 314 352
Female Persons 54 78 85 141 143
Total Persons 151 264 306 455 495
Total Male Persons 3,793 3,891 4,048 4,422 4,594
Female Persons 772 830 888 1,081 1,162
Total Persons 4,565 4,721 4,936 5,503 5,756

* Boundary: Advantest Group

Number of employees in management positions

Scope Item Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Japan Male Persons 524 513 503 483 486
Female Persons 9 11 12 13 15
Total Persons 533 524 515 496 501
Ratio of Female % 1.7 2.1 2.3 2.6 3.0
Ratio by region % 47.0 46.0 44.5 42.1 41.4
Of which, were hired locally Persons 522 514 495 501
Ratio of locally-hired employees appointed % 99.6 99.8 99.8 100.0
Asia Male Persons 194 202 210 218 226
Female Persons 36 40 40 40 43
Total Persons 230 242 250 258 269
Ratio of Female % 15.7 16.5 16.0 15.5 16.0
Ratio by region % 20.3 21.3 21.6 21.9 22.2
Of which, were hired locally Persons 227 233 244 255
Ratio of locally-hired employees appointed % 93.8 93.2 94.6 94.8
Europe Male Persons 166 163 170 183 200
Female Persons 13 14 16 17 19
Total Persons 179 177 186 200 219
Ratio of Female % 7.3 7.9 8.6 8.5 8.7
Ratio by region % 15.8 15.6 16.1 17.0 18.1
Of which, were hired locally Persons 174 184 194 215
Ratio of locally-hired employees appointed % 98.3 98.9 97.0 98.2
North America Male Persons 177 176 187 204 198
Female Persons 16 19 19 21 24
Total Persons 193 195 206 225 222
Ratio of Female % 8.3 9.7 9.2 9.3 10.8
Ratio by region % 17.0 17.1 17.8 19.1 18.3
Of which, were hired locally Persons 175 197 217 217
Ratio of locally-hired employees appointed % 89.7 95.6 96.4 97.7
Overseas Total Male Persons 537 541 567 605 624
Female Persons 65 73 75 78 86
Total Persons 602 614 642 683 710
Ratio of Female % 10.8 11.9 11.7 11.4 12.1
Ratio by region % 53.0 54.0 55.5 57.9 58.6
Of which, were hired locally Persons 576 614 655 687
Ratio of locally-hired employees appointed % 93.8 95.6 95.9 96.8
Total Male Persons 1,061 1,054 1,070 1,088 1,110
Female Persons 74 84 87 91 101
Total Persons 1,135 1,138 1,157 1,179 1,211
Ratio of Female % 6.5 7.4 7.5 7.7 8.3
Of which, were hired locally Persons 1,098 1,128 1,150 1,188
Ratio of locally-hired employees appointed % 96.5 97.5 97.5 98.1

* Boundary: Advantest Group

* Definition of "management position": Level 7 or higher in a 10-level status system. Of the 10 levels, job levels 1 to 6 are general employees, while levels 7 to 10 are designated as management positions.

* FY2020 figures marked with the symbol are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

Number of employees by age group

Scope Item Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Age - 29 Male Persons 268 283 329 380 443
Female Persons 110 116 118 156 156
Total Persons 378 399 447 536 599
Age 30 - 39 Male Persons 740 693 692 752 793
Female Persons 178 179 197 225 258
Total Persons 918 872 889 977 1,051
Age 40 - 49 Male Persons 1,554 1,499 1,411 1,394 1,347
Female Persons 286 293 297 318 334
Total Persons 1,840 1,792 1,708 1,712 1,681
Age 50 - 59 Male Persons 1,018 1,099 1,236 1,355 1,415
Female Persons 126 142 163 208 228
Total Persons 1,144 1,241 1,399 1,563 1,643
Age 60 - Male Persons 116 131 159 227 244
Female Persons 18 22 28 33 43
Total Persons 134 153 187 260 287
Total Male Persons 3,696 3,705 3,827 4,108 4,242
Female Persons 718 752 803 940 1,019
Total Persons 4,414 4,457 4,630 5,048 5,261

* Boundary: Advantest Group (regular employees only)

Number of new hires

Scope Item Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Japan Male Persons 7 8 20 43 41
Female Persons 0 0 4 14 15
Total Persons 7 8 24 57 56
Ratio of Female % 0.0 0.0 16.7 24.6 26.8
Ratio by region % 8.0 4.1 7.2 9.7 14.7
Asia Male Persons 34 93 102 97 110
Female Persons 10 20 24 47 30
Total Persons 44 113 126 144 140
Ratio of Female % 22.7 17.7 19.0 32.6 21.4
Ratio by region % 50.0 57.7 37.6 24.5 36.7
Europe Male Persons 10 26 54 62 58
Female Persons 5 14 10 18 17
Total Persons 15 40 64 80 75
Ratio of Female % 33.3 35.0 15.6 22.5 22.7
Ratio by region % 17.0 20.4 19.1 13.6 19.7
North America Male Persons 15 29 95 223 77
Female Persons 7 6 26 84 33
Total Persons 22 35 121 307 110
Ratio of Female % 31.8 17.1 21.5 27.4 30.0
Ratio by region % 25.0 17.9 36.1 52.2 28.9
Overseas total Male Persons 59 148 251 382 245
Female Persons 22 40 60 149 80
Total Persons 81 188 311 531 325
Ratio of Female % 27.2 21.3 19.3 28.1 24.6
Ratio by region % 92.0 95.9 92.8 90.3 85.3
Total Male Persons 66 156 271 425 286
Female Persons 22 40 64 163 95
Total Persons 88 196 335 588 381
Ratio of Female % 25.0 20.4 19.1 27.7 24.9

* Boundary: Advantest Group (regular employees only)

Number of employee turnover

Scope Item Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Japan Male Persons 54 32 28 32 13
Female Persons 9 8 5 12 2
Total Persons 63 40 33 44 15
Ratio of Female % 14.3 20.0 15.2 27.3 13.3
Ratio by region % 46.0 31.7 23.6 30.3 8.6
Asia Male Persons 31 30 37 34 37
Female Persons 12 4 4 11 16
Total Persons 43 34 41 45 53
Ratio of Female % 27.9 11.8 9.8 24.4 30.2
Ratio by region % 31.4 27.0 29.3 31.0 30.5
Europe Male Persons 5 24 22 18 9
Female Persons 3 1 7 1 4
Total Persons 8 25 29 19 13
Ratio of Female % 37.5 4.0 24.1 5.3 30.8
Ratio by region % 5.8 19.8 20.7 13.1 7.5
North America Male Persons 18 21 32 29 84
Female Persons 5 6 5 8 9
Total Persons 23 27 37 37 93
Ratio of Female % 21.7 22.2 13.5 21.6 9.7
Ratio by region % 16.8 21.4 26.4 25.5 53.4
Overseas total Male Persons 54 75 91 81 130
Female Persons 20 11 16 20 29
Total Persons 74 86 107 101 159
Ratio of Female % 27.0 12.8 15.0 19.8 18.2
Ratio by region % 54.0 68.3 76.4 69.7 91.4
Total Male Persons 108 107 119 113 143
Female Persons 29 19 21 32 31
Total Persons 137 126 140 145 174
Ratio of Female % 21.2 15.1 15.0 22.1 17.8
Turnover ratio Male % 2.87 2.90 3.21 2.95 3.48
Female % 3.98 2.65 2.79 3.99 3.30
Total % 3.05 2.85 3.14 3.13 3.45

* Boundary: Advantest Group (regular employees only)

* FY2020 figure marked with the symbol is assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

* From December 2019 onward, the method of including employees who leave at the end of the month within that month's tally was changed to include them in the count for the following month.

Diversity, inclusion, and other initiatives

  Scope Unit 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of re-employment system users *1 Advantest Corporation (standalone) Persons 16 30 33 54 60
Employment rate of people with disabilities Advantest Corporation, Advantest Green, Advanfacilities % 2.39 2.49 2.48 2.66 2.79
(Legal ratio of employment of people with disabilities) % 2.00 2.00 2.20 2.20 2.20
(Average ratio of employment of people with disabilities in the private sector nationwide) % 1.92 1.97 2.05 2.11 2.15
Number of employees taking childcare leave Advantest Corporation (standalone) Male Persons 0 1 1 4 2
Female Persons 37 34 31 25 27
Total Persons 37 35 32 29 29
Number of employees who applied for shortened working hours for childcare Advantest Corporation (standalone) Male Persons 0 0 1 2 3
Female Persons 59 61 60 71 76
Total Persons 59 61 61 73 79
Number of employees taking nursing/care leave Advantest Corporation (standalone) Nursing leave Persons 55 37 54 38 40
Care leave Persons 8 11 21 4 3
Total Persons 63 48 75 42 43
Ratio of employees taking paid leave Advantest Corporation (standalone) % 71.0 71.3 70.7 68.7 68.7
Number of employees taking accumulated leave Advantest Corporation (standalone) Persons 107 95 81 87 124
Average amount of overtime per individual *2 Advantest Group (Japan/China/South Korea) Hours 9.5 13.0 15.0 14.3 16.9
Ratio of occupational accidents *3 Advantest Corporation (standalone) Frequency rate 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.0

* FY2020 figures marked with the symbol are assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

*1: The number of individuals who have newly started to use the re-employment system. (Those who have continued to use the system from the previous year were not included.)

*2: Overtime hours for management positions with no subordinates are included for South Korea only.

*3: The number of fatalities and injuries due to occupational accidents per one million working hours. The data includes temporary employees from FY2019 onward.

Status of education and training implementation

Training category Target Participants (Persons) Training hours (hours)
Business training (human resource management, etc.) Management/General employees 1,157 6,761
Technical training (technology) Management/General employees 577 1,955
E-learning (human resource management, etc.) Management/General employees 159 1,300
New recruit training (per level) Management/General employees 33 14,874
Languages/TOEIC (global) Management/General employees 596 5,533
External seminars (business skills, etc.) Management/General employees 91 999
Total 2,613 31,422

* FY2020 figure marked with the symbol is assured by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

* Boundary: Advantest Corporation (standalone)

Status of safety and health education implementation

Educational category Target Number of participants (total No. of individuals) Hours of education (hours)
General education Management/General employees 1,777 1,008
Technical education Management/General employees 1,050 2,863

* Boundary: Advantest Group