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Some 170 “neets” have jointly established a company, hoping to defy the social view of them as underdogs.

A neet is a young person who is “not in education, employment or training.” Currently, there are an estimated 630,000 neets aged between 15 and 34 across the country, accounting for a record 2.3 percent of people in that age range, according to a government report.

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