Inactive military and pensioners could cost Brazil over US$138 billion

The federal government would have to disburse R$703.8 (US$138) billion were it to today pay all future benefits of active and inactive military personnel of the Armed Forces and their pensioners.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The cost was calculated after the Federal Audit Court (TCU) last year opened the black box of data from the military social protection system.

The federal government would have to disburse R$703.8 (US$138) billion were it to today pay all future benefits of active and inactive military personnel of the Armed Forces and their pensioners.

The cost, called the actuarial deficit, was calculated for the first time by the Ministry of Economy, after the Federal Audit Court (TCU) last year opened the black box of data from the military social protection system.

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