Oat Subsidies in the United States totaled $389 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of oat subsidy recipients were paid 71 percent of oat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%7,245$78,894,887$10,890
Top 2%38%14,490$110,438,151$7,622
Top 3%46%21,735$132,189,995$6,082
Top 4%51%28,980$148,992,569$5,141
Top 5%56%36,225$162,691,550$4,491
Top 6%60%43,471$174,198,450$4,007
Top 7%63%50,716$184,073,986$3,630
Top 8%66%57,961$192,671,676$3,324
Top 9%69%65,206$200,258,602$3,071
Top 10%71%72,451$207,004,606$2,857
Top 11%73%79,696$213,047,101$2,673
Top 12%75%86,942$218,496,575$2,513
Top 13%77%94,187$223,428,635$2,372
Top 14%79%101,432$227,920,335$2,247
Top 15%80%108,677$232,034,980$2,135
Top 16%81%115,922$235,811,114$2,034
Top 17%83%123,167$239,285,073$1,943
Top 18%84%130,413$242,488,821$1,859
Top 19%85%137,658$245,451,860$1,783
Top 20%86%144,903$248,194,965$1,713
Remaining 80% of recips.14%579,614$41,792,032$72

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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