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Sheep Meat Subsidies in the United States totaled $887,413 in 2008

In 2008, the top 10 percent of sheep meat subsidy recipients were paid 80 percent of sheep meat subsidies.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2008 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%44%23$389,846$16,950
Top 2%56%46$495,253$10,766
Top 3%63%70$559,387$7,991
Top 4%68%93$600,841$6,461
Top 5%71%116$630,099$5,432
Top 6%74%140$654,461$4,675
Top 7%76%163$673,125$4,130
Top 8%78%186$688,375$3,701
Top 9%79%210$701,899$3,342
Top 10%80%233$712,923$3,060
Top 11%82%257$723,232$2,814
Top 12%82%280$731,951$2,614
Top 13%83%303$739,952$2,442
Top 14%84%327$747,428$2,286
Top 15%85%350$753,975$2,154
Top 16%86%373$759,913$2,037
Top 17%86%397$765,664$1,929
Top 18%87%420$770,895$1,835
Top 19%87%444$775,984$1,748
Top 20%88%467$780,562$1,671
Remaining 80% of recips.12%1,870$106,850$57