Soybean Subsidies in the United States totaled $1.6 billion in 2009

In 2009, the top 10 percent of soybean subsidy recipients were paid 55 percent of soybean subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2009 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%4,943$58,429,437$11,821
Top 2%21%9,886$94,786,620$9,588
Top 3%27%14,829$124,349,986$8,386
Top 4%33%19,773$149,651,000$7,568
Top 5%37%24,716$171,892,413$6,955
Top 6%42%29,659$191,764,298$6,466
Top 7%46%34,603$209,692,243$6,060
Top 8%49%39,546$225,956,558$5,714
Top 9%52%44,489$240,821,997$5,413
Top 10%55%49,433$254,471,731$5,148
Top 11%58%54,376$267,046,975$4,911
Top 12%61%59,319$278,660,164$4,698
Top 13%63%64,262$289,424,517$4,504
Top 14%65%69,206$299,398,697$4,326
Top 15%67%74,149$308,679,680$4,163
Top 16%69%79,092$317,340,900$4,012
Top 17%71%84,036$325,433,302$3,873
Top 18%73%88,979$332,988,930$3,742
Top 19%74%93,922$340,060,464$3,621
Top 20%76%98,866$346,679,993$3,507
Remaining 80% of recips.24%395,464$112,172,254$284
 

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