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Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $5.0 billion in 2011

In 2011, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 59 percent of commodity payments.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2011 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%9,717$810,082,798$83,368
Top 2%24%19,434$1,192,320,015$61,352
Top 3%30%29,152$1,518,877,425$52,102
Top 4%36%38,869$1,800,312,970$46,317
Top 5%41%48,587$2,046,406,643$42,118
Top 6%45%58,304$2,265,199,201$38,852
Top 7%49%68,022$2,461,702,996$36,190
Top 8%52%77,739$2,639,645,503$33,955
Top 9%56%87,457$2,801,533,672$32,033
Top 10%59%97,174$2,949,078,644$30,348
Top 11%61%106,892$3,084,175,120$28,853
Top 12%64%116,609$3,208,111,535$27,512
Top 13%66%126,327$3,323,613,439$26,310
Top 14%68%136,044$3,430,842,830$25,219
Top 15%70%145,762$3,529,909,311$24,217
Top 16%72%155,479$3,621,469,010$23,292
Top 17%74%165,196$3,706,286,898$22,436
Top 18%75%174,914$3,784,961,860$21,639
Top 19%77%184,631$3,858,060,125$20,896
Top 20%78%194,349$3,926,031,308$20,201
Remaining 80% of recips.22%777,398$1,110,761,237$1,429