Status of Employment

The following are the main items of data about employees in the Asahi Group.

Number of Employees

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of regular employees 23,619 30,864 28,089 29,327 29,850

*Scope of aggregation:Entire Asahi Group (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Breakdown of the Status of Employment

The Asahi Group
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Regular employees Number of employees Male Number of employees 18,170 23,261 21,330 22,269 22,684
Ratio 77% 75% 76% 76% 76%
Female Number of employees 5,449 7,603 6,759 7,058 7,166
Ratio 23% 25% 24% 24% 24%
Total Number of employees 23,619 30,864 28,089 29,327 29,850
Average number of years of continuous employment (years) Male 11.0 11.2 12.4 11.8 10.1
Female 8.1 9.2 9.2 8.8 8.8
Total 10.3 10.7 11.7 7.8 10.0
Temporary employees Number of employees (yearly average) 7,523 7,455 6,613 6,669 6,848

*Scope of aggregation:Entire Asahi Group (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
2017 2018 2019 2020
Regular employees Number of employees Male 208 220 124 242
Female 66 67 31 71
Total 274 287 155 313
Asahi Group Companies in Japan
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Regular employees Number of employees Male 5,266 5,512 6,009 5,780 5,884
Female 1,151 1,188 1,565 1,204 1,240
Total 6,417 6,700 7,574 6,984 7,124
Average age 41.5 42.5 41.9 42.4 42.7
Number of employee turnover Male 106 72 86 64 48
Female 13 20 30 22 22
Total 119 92 116 86 70
Turnover rate Male 0.34% 0.59% 0.63% 1.06% 0.86%
Female 0.96% 1.39% 1.95% 1.85% 1.23%
Total 0.45% 0.73% 0.85% 1.46% 0.92%
Average number of years of continuous employment (years) Male 14.9 15.0 14.4 17.8 14.3
Female 10.2 11.0 9.1 14.9 12.6
Total 13.2 13.9 13.1 17.3 14.0
Part-time employees Number of employees 3,709 4,225 3,306 3,811 3,957

*Scope of aggregation:Major Asahi Group Companies (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Number of Employees by Age

Male Female Total
Younger than 30 799 244 1,043
30-39 years of age 1,106 326 1,432
40-49 years of age 2,076 362 2,438
50-59 years of age 1,889 307 2,196
60 years of age or older 15 0 15
Total 5,885 1,239 7,124

*Scope of aggregation:Major Asahi Group Companies (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Number of New Hires

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
New graduates Male 113 115 119 148 159
Female 44 39 48 50 45
Total 157 154 167 198 204
Mid-career hires Male 46 61 77 71 51
Female 5 4 8 10 6
Total 51 65 85 81 57

*Scope of aggregation:Major Asahi Group Companies (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Number of Employees by Region

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Number of employees ratio Number of employees ratio Number of employees ratio Number of employees ratio Number of employees ratio
Japan 13,037 55.2% 12,988 42.1% 13,204 47.0% 13,353 45.5% 13,565 45.4%
North America 74 0.3% 75 0.2% 83 0.3% 86 0.3% 100 0.3%
Europe 1,675 7.1% 9,002 29.2% 9,146 32.6% 9,825 33.5% 9,787 32.8%
China 1,954 8.3% 1,771 5.7% 508 1.8% 523 1.8% 525 1.8%
Asia besides China 4,869 20.6% 5,029 16.3% 3,016 10.7% 3,396 11.6% 2,341 7.8%
Oceania 2,010 8.5% 1,999 6.5% 2,132 7.6% 2,144 7.3% 3,532 11.8%
Total 23,619 100% 30,864 100% 28,089 100% 29,327 100% 29,850 100%

*Scope of aggregation:Entire Asahi Group (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Number of Employees by Segment

Number of Employees by Segment Number of Employees by Segment

*Scope of aggregation:Entire Asahi Group (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Breakdown of Managerial Positions

The Asahi Group
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Directors Male 311 382 346 267 473
Female 7 15 14 13 74
Total 318 397 360 280 547
Audit & Supervisory Board Members Male 60 56 52 49 43
Female 6 1 1 2 3
Total 66 57 53 51 46
Corporate Officers Male 75 133 129 129 161
Female 2 7 8 22 30
Total 77 140 141 151 191
In Managerial Positions Male 4,944 5,399 5,611 5,685 6,231
Female 910 1,166 1,327 1,456 1,669
Total 5,854 6,565 6,938 7,141 7,900
Manager level (including Senior Officers) Male 449 569 559 652 672
Female 40 86 108 112 97
Total 489 655 667 764 769
Section Chief Level Male 4,495 4,830 5,052 5,033 5,559
Female 870 1,080 1,219 1,344 1,572
Total 5,365 5,910 6,271 6,377 7,131
Female managerial position ratio 15.4% 17.5% 18.9% 20.4% 21.0%

*The “female managerial position ratio” shows the ratio of women who are executives or in managerial positions.
*Scope of aggregation:Entire Asahi Group (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020

Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd.
2017 2018 2019 2020
Corporate Officers Male 8 11 15 17
Female 0 1 1 0
Total 8 12 16 17
In Managerial Positions Male 151 164 93 174
Female 18 17 14 33
Total 169 181 107 207
Manager level (including Senior Officers) Male 11 11 10 21
Female 1 1 1 2
Total 12 12 11 23
Section Chief Level Male 153 153 83 153
Female 16 16 13 31
Total 169 169 96 184
Female managerial position ratio 10.2% 9.3% 12.2% 14.7%

*The “female managerial position ratio” shows the ratio of women who are executives or in managerial positions.

Asahi Group Companies in Japan
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Directors Male 37 30 33 32 24
Female 2 2 1 2 1
Total 39 32 34 34 25
Audit & Supervisory Board Members Male 13 11 12 12 11
Female 1 1 1 1 2
Total 14 12 13 13 13
Corporate Officers Male 33 47 49 46 49
Female 1 0 1 3 2
Total 34 47 50 49 51
In Managerial Positions Male 2,464 2,450 2,465 2,381 2,432
Female 217 218 227 232 254
Total 2,681 2,668 2,692 2,613 2,686
Manager level (including Senior Officers) Male 234 185 196 246 248
Female 8 5 7 6 7
Total 242 190 203 252 255
Section Chief Level Male 2,230 2,265 2,269 2,135 2,184
Female 209 213 220 226 247
Total 2,439 2,478 2,489 2,361 2,431
Female managerial position ratio 8.0% 8.0% 8.0% 9.6% 9.4%
Number of managers Male 63 83 100 92 108
Female 15 19 24 20 21
Total 78 102 124 112 129
Number of candidates for managerial positions (equivalent to assistant section chief and deputy section chief) Male - 2,149 2,172 2,469 1,860
Female - 469 651 646 541
Total - 2,618 2,823 3,115 2,401

*The “female managerial position ratio” shows the ratio of women who are executives or in managerial positions.
*Scope of aggregation:Major Asahi Group Companies (Click here for more information)
*Target period:As of the end of December, 2020