Corn Subsidies in the United States totaled $113.9 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of corn subsidy recipients were paid 74 percent of corn subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%19,100$17,607,382,981$921,853
Top 1%22%19,108$17,612,976,702$921,759
Top 2%34%38,200$27,544,471,109$721,059
Top 2%34%38,217$27,552,866,647$720,958
Top 3%43%57,301$34,926,390,651$609,525
Top 3%43%57,326$34,936,050,230$609,428
Top 4%50%76,401$40,784,618,807$533,823
Top 4%50%76,435$40,795,337,786$533,726
Top 5%56%95,502$45,583,736,103$477,307
Top 5%56%95,543$45,594,644,044$477,216
Top 6%61%114,602$49,600,743,408$432,809
Top 6%61%114,652$49,612,058,729$432,719
Top 7%65%133,703$52,995,501,833$396,367
Top 7%65%133,761$53,006,829,521$396,280
Top 8%68%152,803$55,901,697,175$365,842
Top 8%68%152,870$55,913,091,857$365,756
Top 9%71%171,904$58,417,428,126$339,826
Top 9%71%171,978$58,428,534,528$339,744
Top 10%74%191,004$60,610,993,262$317,328
Top 10%74%191,087$60,622,040,964$317,248
Top 11%77%210,105$62,535,572,750$297,640
Top 11%77%210,196$62,546,414,096$297,562
Top 12%79%229,205$64,235,414,363$280,253
Top 12%79%229,305$64,246,114,018$280,178
Top 13%80%248,306$65,745,447,287$264,776
Top 13%80%248,413$65,755,815,615$264,704
Top 14%82%267,406$67,092,394,469$250,901
Top 14%82%267,522$67,102,573,483$250,830
Top 15%84%286,507$68,298,785,499$238,384
Top 15%84%286,631$68,308,704,246$238,316
Top 16%85%305,607$69,384,424,892$227,038
Top 16%85%305,740$69,394,136,686$226,971
Top 17%86%324,708$70,364,514,816$216,701
Top 17%86%324,848$70,373,937,647$216,637
Top 18%87%343,808$71,252,340,857$207,245
Top 18%87%343,957$71,261,567,706$207,182
Top 19%88%362,909$72,058,650,699$198,558
Top 19%88%363,066$72,067,643,216$198,497
Top 20%89%382,009$72,792,694,678$190,552
Top 20%89%382,175$72,801,488,245$190,493
Remaining 80% of recips.11%1,528,040$8,942,025,346$5,852
Remaining 80% of recips.11%1,528,700$8,936,627,676$5,846

‡ 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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