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Corn Subsidies** in the United States totaled $4.2 billion in 2008

In 2008, the top 10 percent of corn subsidy** recipients were paid 58 percent of corn subsidies**.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2008 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%14%7,301$278,872,943$38,197
Top 2%22%14,603$453,218,288$31,036
Top 3%29%21,904$595,240,285$27,175
Top 4%35%29,206$716,526,401$24,534
Top 5%40%36,508$822,018,529$22,516
Top 6%44%43,809$915,122,869$20,889
Top 7%48%51,111$998,296,101$19,532
Top 8%52%58,413$1,073,179,018$18,372
Top 9%55%65,714$1,140,881,177$17,361
Top 10%58%73,016$1,202,448,851$16,468
Top 11%61%80,318$1,258,730,445$15,672
Top 12%64%87,619$1,310,285,000$14,954
Top 13%66%94,921$1,357,724,399$14,304
Top 14%68%102,223$1,401,464,058$13,710
Top 15%70%109,524$1,441,874,312$13,165
Top 16%72%116,826$1,479,272,020$12,662
Top 17%73%124,128$1,513,985,973$12,197
Top 18%75%131,429$1,546,315,353$11,765
Top 19%77%138,731$1,576,449,829$11,363
Top 20%78%146,033$1,604,585,951$10,988
Remaining 80% of recips.22%584,132$455,945,758$781