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Livestock Subsidies in the United States totaled $335 million in 2008

In 2008, the top 10 percent of livestock subsidy recipients were paid 54 percent of livestock subsidies.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2008 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%21%2,109$70,246,862$33,308
Top 2%29%4,219$96,030,384$22,761
Top 3%34%6,329$113,837,961$17,987
Top 4%38%8,439$127,995,333$15,167
Top 5%42%10,549$139,920,131$13,264
Top 6%45%12,659$150,317,295$11,874
Top 7%48%14,769$159,547,559$10,803
Top 8%50%16,878$167,822,868$9,943
Top 9%52%18,988$175,350,330$9,235
Top 10%54%21,098$182,274,457$8,639
Top 11%56%23,208$188,688,509$8,130
Top 12%58%25,318$194,651,492$7,688
Top 13%60%27,428$200,228,928$7,300
Top 14%61%29,538$205,479,265$6,956
Top 15%63%31,647$210,423,294$6,649
Top 16%64%33,757$215,107,241$6,372
Top 17%66%35,867$219,556,340$6,121
Top 18%67%37,977$223,776,165$5,892
Top 19%68%40,087$227,793,922$5,682
Top 20%69%42,197$231,629,102$5,489
Remaining 80% of recips.31%168,789$103,096,523$611