Cotton Subsidies in the United States totaled $35.8 billion from 1995-2014.

From 1995 to 2014, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 82 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2014 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%29%3,010$8,829,510,881$2,933,392
Top 2%42%6,020$12,696,445,230$2,109,044
Top 3%52%9,031$15,546,883,373$1,721,502
Top 4%59%12,041$17,791,162,928$1,477,549
Top 5%65%15,051$19,580,721,286$1,300,958
Top 6%70%18,062$21,028,578,653$1,164,244
Top 7%74%21,072$22,212,862,380$1,054,141
Top 8%77%24,082$23,184,881,703$962,747
Top 9%80%27,093$23,988,538,103$885,415
Top 10%82%30,103$24,660,609,958$819,208
Top 11%84%33,113$25,226,189,817$761,821
Top 12%86%36,124$25,707,257,764$711,639
Top 13%87%39,134$26,120,806,733$667,471
Top 14%88%42,144$26,479,245,814$628,304
Top 15%89%45,155$26,791,519,159$593,323
Top 16%90%48,165$27,065,271,944$561,928
Top 17%91%51,175$27,306,909,296$533,599
Top 18%92%54,186$27,521,730,395$507,912
Top 19%93%57,196$27,713,442,610$484,535
Top 20%93%60,207$27,885,925,765$463,168
Remaining 80% of recips.7%240,828$2,052,098,825$8,521
 

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