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Cotton Subsidies** in the United States totaled $32.9 billion from 1995-2012.

From 1995 to 2012, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy** recipients were paid 81 percent of cotton subsidies**.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2012 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%28%2,654$7,479,176,914$2,818,077
Top 2%41%5,309$10,784,975,578$2,031,451
Top 3%50%7,964$13,247,239,303$1,663,390
Top 4%57%10,619$15,213,053,883$1,432,626
Top 5%63%13,273$16,813,865,523$1,266,772
Top 6%68%15,928$18,123,177,741$1,137,819
Top 7%73%18,583$19,207,274,455$1,033,594
Top 8%76%21,238$20,113,812,230$947,067
Top 9%79%23,892$20,867,251,092$873,399
Top 10%81%26,547$21,501,703,717$809,949
Top 11%83%29,202$22,038,609,909$754,695
Top 12%85%31,857$22,497,282,530$706,196
Top 13%86%34,512$22,891,345,784$663,287
Top 14%88%37,166$23,232,478,275$625,100
Top 15%89%39,821$23,530,012,587$590,895
Top 16%90%42,476$23,790,635,398$560,096
Top 17%91%45,131$24,020,050,602$532,230
Top 18%91%47,785$24,223,280,009$506,922
Top 19%92%50,440$24,404,498,750$483,832
Top 20%93%53,095$24,566,571,627$462,691
Remaining 80% of recips.7%212,382$1,919,806,879$9,039