Total Dairy Program payments in the United States totaled $4.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Total Dairy Program payment recipients were paid 53 percent of Total Dairy Program recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%11%1,549$551,030,964$355,733
Top 2%19%3,099$916,076,555$295,604
Top 3%25%4,648$1,234,011,933$265,493
Top 4%31%6,198$1,510,203,619$243,660
Top 5%36%7,747$1,753,673,599$226,368
Top 6%40%9,297$1,969,120,365$211,802
Top 7%44%10,846$2,159,646,150$199,119
Top 8%47%12,396$2,330,489,058$188,003
Top 9%50%13,945$2,485,891,760$178,264
Top 10%53%15,495$2,629,827,848$169,721
Top 11%56%17,044$2,763,802,321$162,157
Top 12%59%18,594$2,888,613,327$155,352
Top 13%61%20,143$3,005,076,235$149,187
Top 14%63%21,693$3,114,707,954$143,581
Top 15%65%23,242$3,218,256,649$138,467
Top 16%67%24,792$3,316,151,601$133,759
Top 17%69%26,341$3,408,493,092$129,399
Top 18%71%27,891$3,495,786,975$125,337
Top 19%73%29,440$3,578,323,994$121,546
Top 20%74%30,990$3,656,297,522$117,983
Remaining 80% of recips.26%123,960$1,275,300,979$10,288

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

 

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