Loan Deficiency Payments in the United States totaled $31.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Loan Deficiency Payments payment recipients were paid 63 percent of Loan Deficiency Payments recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%12,962$5,320,657,604$410,481
Top 2%26%25,925$8,232,415,325$317,547
Top 3%34%38,887$10,506,152,520$270,171
Top 4%40%51,850$12,397,296,459$239,099
Top 5%45%64,812$14,018,149,396$216,289
Top 6%49%77,775$15,433,249,278$198,435
Top 7%53%90,737$16,683,548,566$183,867
Top 8%57%103,700$17,798,192,492$171,632
Top 9%60%116,662$18,798,536,457$161,137
Top 10%63%129,625$19,702,043,043$151,993
Top 11%66%142,587$20,522,110,380$143,927
Top 12%68%155,550$21,269,681,986$136,739
Top 13%70%168,513$21,952,953,931$130,275
Top 14%72%181,475$22,578,828,578$124,418
Top 15%74%194,438$23,152,969,440$119,076
Top 16%76%207,400$23,681,164,276$114,181
Top 17%77%220,363$24,168,742,162$109,677
Top 18%79%233,325$24,619,101,796$105,514
Top 19%80%246,288$25,036,038,026$101,654
Top 20%81%259,250$25,422,830,820$98,063
Remaining 80% of recips.19%1,037,004$5,878,485,162$5,669

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

 

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