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Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $7.7 billion in 2009

In 2009, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 65 percent of commodity payments.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2009 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%21%10,299$1,660,625,620$161,241
Top 2%31%20,599$2,433,818,644$118,152
Top 3%38%30,898$2,978,360,523$96,393
Top 4%44%41,198$3,391,051,665$82,311
Top 5%48%51,497$3,746,737,782$72,756
Top 6%52%61,797$4,056,938,979$65,649
Top 7%56%72,096$4,330,931,634$60,072
Top 8%59%82,396$4,576,182,293$55,539
Top 9%62%92,695$4,797,901,613$51,760
Top 10%65%102,995$4,999,931,827$48,545
Top 11%67%113,294$5,184,881,643$45,765
Top 12%69%123,594$5,354,826,171$43,326
Top 13%71%133,894$5,511,368,011$41,162
Top 14%73%144,193$5,655,811,105$39,224
Top 15%75%154,493$5,789,388,523$37,473
Top 16%76%164,792$5,913,107,536$35,882
Top 17%78%175,092$6,028,048,424$34,428
Top 18%79%185,391$6,134,868,053$33,092
Top 19%80%195,691$6,234,174,235$31,857
Top 20%82%205,990$6,326,561,600$30,713
Remaining 80% of recips.18%823,964$1,423,199,169$1,727