USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $390.9 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of recipients were paid 75 percent of all USDA subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%25%40,560$74,866,151,378$1,845,812
Top 2%37%81,121$110,932,605,560$1,367,496
Top 3%46%121,682$137,211,423,147$1,127,623
Top 4%53%162,242$157,694,717,127$971,972
Top 5%58%202,803$174,266,389,732$859,289
Top 6%63%243,364$187,987,118,163$772,452
Top 7%66%283,924$199,545,864,425$702,814
Top 8%70%324,485$209,409,275,750$645,359
Top 9%73%365,046$217,908,821,346$596,935
Top 10%75%405,607$225,311,735,286$555,493
Top 11%77%446,167$231,807,091,381$519,552
Top 12%79%486,728$237,553,449,218$488,062
Top 13%81%527,289$242,664,255,414$460,211
Top 14%82%567,849$247,235,784,061$435,390
Top 15%84%608,410$251,344,454,640$413,117
Top 16%85%648,971$255,051,589,655$393,009
Top 17%86%689,531$258,412,383,342$374,765
Top 18%87%730,092$261,468,473,040$358,131
Top 19%88%770,653$264,253,694,509$342,896
Top 20%89%811,214$266,801,047,200$328,891
Remaining 80% of recips.11%3,244,856$33,343,873,970$10,276

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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