Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $9.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 78 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%29%7,162$2,038,955,390$284,691
Top 2%43%14,325$2,947,323,026$205,747
Top 3%51%21,487$3,568,467,783$166,076
Top 4%58%28,650$4,029,288,714$140,638
Top 5%63%35,813$4,387,100,934$122,500
Top 6%67%42,975$4,674,753,724$108,778
Top 7%71%50,138$4,912,133,607$97,972
Top 8%74%57,301$5,111,625,820$89,207
Top 9%76%64,463$5,282,184,673$81,941
Top 10%78%71,626$5,429,857,045$75,808
Top 11%80%78,789$5,559,006,754$70,556
Top 12%82%85,951$5,672,821,202$66,001
Top 13%83%93,114$5,774,063,743$62,011
Top 14%85%100,277$5,864,785,147$58,486
Top 15%86%107,439$5,946,602,293$55,349
Top 16%87%114,602$6,020,615,213$52,535
Top 17%88%121,765$6,087,705,952$49,996
Top 18%89%128,927$6,148,759,503$47,692
Top 19%90%136,090$6,204,549,452$45,592
Top 20%90%143,253$6,255,588,954$43,668
Remaining 80% of recips.10%573,013$676,544,743$1,181

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

 

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