Commodity subsidies in Arkansas totaled $10.9 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 77 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%30%615$3,265,659,596$5,310,016
Top 2%40%1,231$4,380,279,094$3,558,310
Top 3%48%1,846$5,199,213,357$2,816,475
Top 4%54%2,462$5,874,608,096$2,386,112
Top 5%59%3,078$6,448,663,355$2,095,082
Top 6%63%3,693$6,943,734,460$1,880,242
Top 7%67%4,309$7,373,450,042$1,711,174
Top 8%71%4,924$7,750,149,695$1,573,954
Top 9%74%5,540$8,080,033,552$1,458,490
Top 10%77%6,156$8,369,336,145$1,359,541
Top 11%79%6,771$8,622,924,735$1,273,508
Top 12%81%7,387$8,846,910,381$1,197,632
Top 13%83%8,002$9,045,100,582$1,130,355
Top 14%84%8,618$9,220,673,868$1,069,932
Top 15%86%9,234$9,376,610,468$1,015,444
Top 16%87%9,849$9,515,071,797$966,095
Top 17%88%10,465$9,639,726,488$921,140
Top 18%89%11,080$9,751,016,295$880,056
Top 19%90%11,696$9,850,762,135$842,233
Top 20%91%12,312$9,940,313,152$807,368
Remaining 80% of recips.9%49,248$997,983,660$20,264

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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