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Wheat Subsidies** in the United States totaled $2.0 billion in 2008

In 2008, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy** recipients were paid 69 percent of wheat subsidies**.
Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2008 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%6,213$222,193,887$35,763
Top 2%31%12,426$344,864,200$27,753
Top 3%39%18,640$437,179,789$23,454
Top 4%46%24,853$510,844,439$20,555
Top 5%52%31,067$571,269,007$18,388
Top 6%56%37,280$621,898,822$16,682
Top 7%60%43,494$664,901,883$15,287
Top 8%63%49,707$701,956,558$14,122
Top 9%66%55,921$734,209,969$13,129
Top 10%69%62,134$762,593,200$12,273
Top 11%71%68,348$787,766,466$11,526
Top 12%73%74,561$810,290,123$10,867
Top 13%75%80,774$830,559,011$10,283
Top 14%77%86,988$848,884,328$9,759
Top 15%78%93,201$865,537,963$9,287
Top 16%79%99,415$880,771,172$8,860
Top 17%81%105,628$894,741,174$8,471
Top 18%82%111,842$907,598,740$8,115
Top 19%83%118,055$919,488,500$7,789
Top 20%84%124,269$930,498,506$7,488
Remaining 80% of recips.16%497,077$178,317,854$359