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Results of the 2018 Survey on Selected Service Industries Compiled (Preliminary Report)

June 19, 2019

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) conducted a Survey on Selected Service Industries as of July 1, 2018, to uncover the current situation of the service industries and obtain basic data for policies concerning these industries.

METI hereby announces that it compiled the results of the survey into a preliminary report.

1. Targets of the survey

The 2018 survey targeted establishments or companies in 28 predetermined service industries, such as software services, to identify their annual sales and other facts in 2017.

2. Overview of the survey results (annual sales)

(1) Annual sales (achievements in 2017)

Looking at 21 service industries providing services to establishments, the sales in software services were the highest at 14.8403 trillion yen, followed by those in advertising services at 8.3124 trillion yen and those in data processing and information services at 7.2888 trillion yen.

Looking at seven service industries providing services to individuals, the sales in ceremonial occasions were the highest at 1.9953 trillion yen, followed by those in sports facilities at 1.9225 trillion yen and those in supplementary tutorial schools外部リンク at 991.9 billion yen.

As for credit card and installment finance services, the sales were 76.2690 trillion yen.

(2) Annual sales by employee

Looking at the service industries providing services to establishments, the annual sales by employee in general goods rental and leasing were the highest at 201.66 million yen, followed by those in office machinery rental at 165.33 million yen and those in sound information production外部リンク at 77.29 million yen.

As for the service industries providing services to individuals, the annual sales by employee in performances and theatrical companies were the highest at 37.28 million yen, followed by those in ceremonial occasions at 17.34 million yen and those in public gardens, amusement parks and theme parks at 14.46 million yen.

3. Announcement of the website

For data on the results of the survey, visit the following website and access the downloadable data.

Division in Charge

Structural Statistics Office, Research and Statistics Department, Minister’s Secretariat