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Japan: Living in the Internet Cafe

Mari summarized a survey by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare concerning the social status of people who linger in the the Internet cafe: The reason why people stay in such cafes is “to use the Internet”(52.8%), “miss the last train to home”(27.8%), and then 7.8% replied “I have no home.” The survey supposed 5400 people (the 20s and the 50s are majorities) will stay at cafes continuously and have no home.

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