Cotton Subsidies in California totaled $3.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 71 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%143$691,586,546$4,836,270
Top 1%22%143$691,684,984$4,836,958
Top 2%33%287$1,030,235,432$3,589,671
Top 2%33%287$1,030,445,775$3,590,403
Top 3%41%431$1,284,260,757$2,979,723
Top 3%41%431$1,284,517,628$2,980,319
Top 4%48%575$1,481,013,798$2,575,676
Top 4%48%575$1,481,414,470$2,576,373
Top 5%53%719$1,645,328,542$2,288,357
Top 5%53%719$1,645,788,185$2,288,996
Top 6%57%862$1,785,736,335$2,071,620
Top 6%57%863$1,787,126,770$2,070,831
Top 7%61%1,006$1,910,187,796$1,898,795
Top 7%61%1,007$1,911,494,311$1,898,207
Top 8%65%1,150$2,019,993,043$1,756,516
Top 8%65%1,151$2,021,306,371$1,756,131
Top 9%68%1,294$2,116,805,557$1,635,862
Top 9%68%1,295$2,118,120,051$1,635,614
Top 10%71%1,438$2,202,414,504$1,531,582
Top 10%71%1,438$2,203,171,702$1,532,108
Top 11%73%1,582$2,278,743,494$1,440,419
Top 11%73%1,582$2,279,500,692$1,440,898
Top 12%75%1,725$2,347,601,633$1,360,928
Top 12%75%1,726$2,348,819,906$1,360,846
Top 13%78%1,869$2,410,712,674$1,289,841
Top 13%78%1,870$2,411,885,186$1,289,778
Top 14%79%2,013$2,467,853,114$1,225,958
Top 14%79%2,014$2,468,989,099$1,225,913
Top 15%81%2,157$2,520,049,407$1,168,312
Top 15%81%2,158$2,521,151,168$1,168,281
Top 16%83%2,301$2,567,152,394$1,115,668
Top 16%83%2,302$2,568,226,079$1,115,650
Top 17%84%2,445$2,610,086,748$1,067,520
Top 17%84%2,446$2,611,131,671$1,067,511
Top 18%85%2,588$2,648,931,105$1,023,544
Top 18%85%2,590$2,650,210,174$1,023,247
Top 19%86%2,732$2,684,399,688$982,577
Top 19%86%2,733$2,685,394,989$982,581
Top 20%87%2,876$2,716,570,606$944,566
Top 20%87%2,877$2,717,543,614$944,575
Remaining 80% of recips.13%11,507$393,611,690$34,206
Remaining 80% of recips.13%11,512$393,749,574$34,203

‡ 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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