Commodity subsidies in Alaska totaled $10.4 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 60 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%25%21$2,616,423$124,592
Top 2%33%43$3,378,931$78,580
Top 3%37%64$3,806,951$59,484
Top 4%41%86$4,246,951$49,383
Top 5%45%107$4,666,951$43,616
Top 6%49%129$5,094,272$39,490
Top 7%53%151$5,472,435$36,241
Top 8%56%172$5,771,772$33,557
Top 9%58%194$6,005,680$30,957
Top 10%60%215$6,215,680$28,910
Top 11%62%237$6,435,680$27,155
Top 12%64%258$6,645,680$25,758
Top 13%66%280$6,865,277$24,519
Top 14%68%302$7,070,248$23,411
Top 15%70%323$7,246,437$22,435
Top 16%71%345$7,417,379$21,500
Top 17%73%366$7,567,414$20,676
Top 18%74%388$7,711,999$19,876
Top 19%75%410$7,846,188$19,137
Top 20%77%431$7,965,980$18,483
Remaining 80% of recips.23%1,727$2,430,877$1,408

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

 

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