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USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $15.7 billion in 2011

In 2011, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 59 percent of all USDA subsidies.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2011 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%12,432$1,399,218,160$112,550
Top 2%25%24,864$2,075,969,284$83,493
Top 3%32%37,296$2,588,743,244$69,411
Top 4%37%49,728$3,031,045,220$60,952
Top 5%42%62,160$3,414,496,763$54,931
Top 6%46%74,592$3,752,167,896$50,303
Top 7%49%87,024$4,053,378,938$46,578
Top 8%53%99,457$4,324,815,687$43,484
Top 9%56%111,889$4,570,961,928$40,853
Top 10%59%124,321$4,795,518,702$38,574
Top 11%61%136,753$5,001,339,401$36,572
Top 12%63%149,185$5,190,471,657$34,792
Top 13%65%161,617$5,365,012,640$33,196
Top 14%67%174,049$5,526,697,594$31,754
Top 15%69%186,482$5,677,399,492$30,445
Top 16%71%198,914$5,818,670,121$29,252
Top 17%73%211,346$5,950,277,603$28,154
Top 18%74%223,778$6,073,120,292$27,139
Top 19%76%236,210$6,187,925,056$26,197
Top 20%77%248,642$6,295,410,750$25,319
Remaining 80% of recips.23%994,572$1,896,653,690$1,907