Commodity subsidies in Arkansas totaled $11.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 80 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%711$3,813,095,631$5,363,004
Top 2%43%1,422$5,077,971,641$3,571,007
Top 3%51%2,133$6,002,129,743$2,813,938
Top 4%57%2,845$6,757,112,992$2,375,084
Top 5%62%3,556$7,386,357,156$2,077,153
Top 6%67%4,267$7,920,539,174$1,856,231
Top 7%71%4,978$8,379,774,864$1,683,362
Top 8%74%5,690$8,776,927,669$1,542,518
Top 9%77%6,401$9,118,495,293$1,424,542
Top 10%80%7,112$9,411,993,056$1,323,396
Top 11%82%7,823$9,665,889,301$1,235,573
Top 12%84%8,535$9,888,430,973$1,158,574
Top 13%85%9,246$10,082,226,571$1,090,442
Top 14%87%9,957$10,251,418,615$1,029,569
Top 15%88%10,668$10,400,532,709$974,928
Top 16%89%11,380$10,532,900,667$925,562
Top 17%90%12,091$10,649,869,472$880,810
Top 18%91%12,802$10,753,900,680$840,017
Top 19%92%13,513$10,846,922,603$802,703
Top 20%92%14,225$10,930,646,388$768,411
Remaining 80% of recips.8%56,901$907,685,376$15,952

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

 

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