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Livestock Subsidies in the United States totaled $168 million in 2009

In 2009, the top 10 percent of livestock subsidy recipients were paid 50 percent of livestock subsidies.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2009 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%15%249$25,484,335$102,347
Top 2%23%499$38,416,558$76,987
Top 3%28%749$47,692,741$63,675
Top 4%33%999$55,092,856$55,148
Top 5%36%1,249$61,318,774$49,094
Top 6%40%1,499$66,792,832$44,558
Top 7%43%1,749$71,669,650$40,978
Top 8%45%1,999$76,092,341$38,065
Top 9%48%2,249$80,176,694$35,650
Top 10%50%2,499$83,953,047$33,595
Top 11%52%2,749$87,491,897$31,827
Top 12%54%2,999$90,793,777$30,275
Top 13%56%3,249$93,888,783$28,898
Top 14%58%3,499$96,795,276$27,664
Top 15%59%3,748$99,532,689$26,556
Top 16%61%3,998$102,133,524$25,546
Top 17%62%4,248$104,608,332$24,625
Top 18%64%4,498$106,973,977$23,783
Top 19%65%4,748$109,234,798$23,006
Top 20%66%4,998$111,386,393$22,286
Remaining 80% of recips.34%19,995$56,930,570$2,847