Wool Subsidies in the United States totaled $210 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of wool subsidy recipients were paid 83 percent of wool subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%44%763$92,927,756$121,793
Top 1%44%763$92,927,756$121,793
Top 2%57%1,527$119,864,241$78,497
Top 2%57%1,527$119,864,241$78,497
Top 3%65%2,291$135,494,536$59,142
Top 3%65%2,291$135,494,536$59,142
Top 4%70%3,055$145,989,310$47,787
Top 4%70%3,055$145,989,310$47,787
Top 5%73%3,819$153,770,008$40,264
Top 5%73%3,819$153,770,008$40,264
Top 6%76%4,583$159,774,270$34,862
Top 6%76%4,583$159,774,270$34,862
Top 7%78%5,347$164,631,788$30,790
Top 7%78%5,347$164,631,788$30,790
Top 8%80%6,111$168,640,757$27,596
Top 8%80%6,111$168,640,757$27,596
Top 9%82%6,875$172,035,994$25,023
Top 9%82%6,875$172,035,994$25,023
Top 10%83%7,639$174,951,659$22,902
Top 10%83%7,639$174,951,659$22,902
Top 11%85%8,403$177,495,671$21,123
Top 11%85%8,403$177,495,671$21,123
Top 12%86%9,167$179,734,770$19,607
Top 12%86%9,167$179,734,770$19,607
Top 13%87%9,931$181,730,193$18,299
Top 13%87%9,931$181,730,193$18,299
Top 14%87%10,695$183,523,641$17,160
Top 14%87%10,695$183,523,641$17,160
Top 15%88%11,458$185,145,527$16,159
Top 15%88%11,458$185,145,527$16,159
Top 16%89%12,222$186,630,758$15,270
Top 16%89%12,222$186,630,758$15,270
Top 17%90%12,986$187,991,595$14,476
Top 17%90%12,986$187,991,595$14,476
Top 18%90%13,750$189,243,234$13,763
Top 18%90%13,750$189,243,234$13,763
Top 19%91%14,514$190,396,242$13,118
Top 19%91%14,514$190,396,242$13,118
Top 20%91%15,278$191,467,580$12,532
Top 20%91%15,278$191,467,580$12,532
Remaining 80% of recips.9%61,115$18,301,246$299
Remaining 80% of recips.9%61,115$18,301,246$299

‡ 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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