Japanese Space Workforce
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Employment
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of highly-skilled individuals to design, produce, and operate cutting-edge technology. This workforce, in turn, contributes to thriving local economies, with clusters of innovative companies and service support industries. Understanding trends . . .
Employment at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2017 was 1,515. This was approximately the same as employment in 2016. The JAXA workforce is . . .
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) workforce remained constant from 2015 to 2016, shedding just ## employees. Of the ## space professionals working at JAXA in 2016, nearly…
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has not shared in the workforce growth trend seen in the country as a whole. Instead, JAXA has remained relatively steady in recent years, gaining 6 employees from 2013 to 2014. In the past five years, from 2009 to 2014, employment at JAXA decreased by ##%. JAXA lost ## employees between 2004 and 2014, a decline of ##%.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) employed ## individuals in 2013. This is a decrease of less than ##% from 2012. Over the past 10 years, JAXA has declined steadily, shedding ## workers since 2003—nearly ##% of its workforce. JAXA has a relatively healthy workforce age profile; ##% of its workforce is over 54 and ##% is under 35.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) workforce has decreased steadily over the past decade, from more than ## employees in 2003 to ## in 2012, a decrease of more than ##%. Nearly ##% of JAXA’s workforce is made up of engineers and researchers, with the remainder categorized as administrative or educational personnel.
Within JAXA, 77% of employees were in technical positions as of April 2011. These included 804 engineers who comprised 52% of the JAXA workforce, along with 251 researchers and 142 education specialists. The remaining 350 JAXA employees worked in administration.