Sorghum Subsidies in the United States totaled $9.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%30%7,180$2,076,691,634$289,233
Top 1%30%7,180$2,079,884,605$289,678
Top 2%43%14,360$3,000,896,155$208,976
Top 2%43%14,361$3,004,727,634$209,228
Top 3%52%21,540$3,631,397,103$168,589
Top 3%52%21,542$3,635,539,987$168,765
Top 4%58%28,720$4,098,745,948$142,714
Top 4%58%28,723$4,103,106,832$142,851
Top 5%63%35,900$4,461,162,009$124,266
Top 5%63%35,904$4,465,736,392$124,380
Top 6%68%43,080$4,752,532,454$110,319
Top 6%68%43,084$4,757,249,462$110,418
Top 7%71%50,260$4,992,892,507$99,341
Top 7%71%50,265$4,997,738,777$99,428
Top 8%74%57,440$5,194,940,086$90,441
Top 8%74%57,446$5,199,874,347$90,518
Top 9%76%64,620$5,367,657,629$83,065
Top 9%76%64,627$5,372,668,255$83,133
Top 10%78%71,800$5,517,233,164$76,842
Top 10%78%71,808$5,522,335,025$76,904
Top 11%80%78,980$5,648,090,449$71,513
Top 11%80%78,988$5,653,238,652$71,571
Top 12%82%86,160$5,763,490,596$66,893
Top 12%82%86,169$5,768,707,544$66,946
Top 13%83%93,340$5,866,129,930$62,847
Top 13%83%93,350$5,871,408,741$62,897
Top 14%85%100,520$5,958,031,592$59,272
Top 14%85%100,531$5,963,359,430$59,319
Top 15%86%107,700$6,040,928,180$56,090
Top 15%86%107,712$6,046,300,631$56,134
Top 16%87%114,880$6,115,924,922$53,238
Top 16%87%114,892$6,121,329,714$53,279
Top 17%88%122,060$6,183,926,655$50,663
Top 17%88%122,073$6,189,378,064$50,702
Top 18%89%129,240$6,245,798,303$48,327
Top 18%89%129,254$6,251,291,619$48,364
Top 19%90%136,420$6,302,311,428$46,198
Top 19%90%136,435$6,307,840,954$46,233
Top 20%90%143,601$6,354,020,413$44,248
Top 20%90%143,616$6,359,575,016$44,282
Remaining 80% of recips.10%574,404$685,664,752$1,194
Remaining 80% of recips.10%574,465$686,012,223$1,194

‡ 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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