USDA subsidies in the United States totaled $396.9 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%40,641$76,452,853,367$1,881,176
Top 2%37%81,283$113,309,004,900$1,394,006
Top 3%46%121,925$140,167,991,667$1,149,625
Top 4%53%162,566$161,104,833,897$991,012
Top 5%58%203,208$178,034,781,628$876,121
Top 6%63%243,850$192,043,173,546$787,546
Top 7%67%284,491$203,839,085,064$716,505
Top 8%70%325,133$213,898,979,216$657,881
Top 9%73%365,775$222,565,458,182$608,476
Top 10%75%406,417$230,110,713,392$566,194
Top 11%77%447,058$236,729,274,643$529,527
Top 12%79%487,700$242,581,444,529$497,399
Top 13%81%528,342$247,784,225,496$468,985
Top 14%82%568,983$252,435,641,163$443,661
Top 15%84%609,625$256,616,819,589$420,942
Top 16%85%650,267$260,389,154,573$400,434
Top 17%86%690,909$263,806,990,692$381,826
Top 18%87%731,550$266,914,794,444$364,862
Top 19%88%772,192$269,747,130,304$349,327
Top 20%89%812,834$272,337,161,789$335,046
Remaining 80% of recips.11%3,251,337$33,863,397,824$10,415

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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