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Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $177.6 billion from 1995-2012.

From 1995 to 2012, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 77 percent of commodity payments.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2012 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%26%29,460$45,465,277,840$1,543,288
Top 2%38%58,921$66,747,741,860$1,132,835
Top 3%46%88,381$82,489,724,613$933,342
Top 4%53%117,842$94,883,354,890$805,174
Top 5%59%147,302$104,986,300,905$712,728
Top 6%64%176,763$113,402,709,549$641,552
Top 7%68%206,223$120,512,708,522$584,381
Top 8%71%235,684$126,572,500,442$537,043
Top 9%74%265,144$131,786,361,987$497,037
Top 10%77%294,605$136,310,492,208$462,689
Top 11%79%324,065$140,262,306,210$432,822
Top 12%81%353,526$143,734,146,994$406,573
Top 13%83%382,986$146,797,979,759$383,299
Top 14%84%412,447$149,510,978,885$362,497
Top 15%86%441,907$151,926,390,918$343,797
Top 16%87%471,368$154,087,884,008$326,895
Top 17%88%500,829$156,026,991,893$311,537
Top 18%89%530,289$157,772,237,276$297,521
Top 19%90%559,750$159,348,468,448$284,678
Top 20%91%589,210$160,776,991,186$272,869
Remaining 80% of recips.9%2,356,843$16,815,352,032$7,135