Commodity subsidies in the United States totaled $5.0 billion in 2011

In 2011, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 59 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2011 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%9,719$811,986,993$83,546
Top 2%24%19,438$1,195,051,237$61,480
Top 3%30%29,157$1,522,239,225$52,208
Top 4%36%38,876$1,804,211,565$46,409
Top 5%41%48,595$2,050,708,400$42,200
Top 6%45%58,314$2,269,854,302$38,925
Top 7%49%68,033$2,466,638,652$36,257
Top 8%52%77,752$2,644,835,472$34,016
Top 9%56%87,471$2,806,935,245$32,090
Top 10%59%97,190$2,954,678,609$30,401
Top 11%61%106,909$3,089,938,462$28,903
Top 12%64%116,628$3,214,030,555$27,558
Top 13%66%126,347$3,329,632,158$26,353
Top 14%68%136,066$3,436,985,229$25,260
Top 15%70%145,785$3,536,154,845$24,256
Top 16%72%155,504$3,627,819,890$23,329
Top 17%74%165,223$3,712,732,338$22,471
Top 18%75%174,942$3,791,483,325$21,673
Top 19%77%184,661$3,864,660,536$20,928
Top 20%78%194,380$3,932,699,308$20,232
Remaining 80% of recips.22%777,524$1,111,542,478$1,430
 

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