Cotton Subsidies in California totaled $3.3 billion from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, 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 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%142$683,204,536$4,811,300
Top 2%33%285$1,018,620,314$3,574,106
Top 3%41%428$1,270,642,454$2,968,791
Top 4%47%571$1,466,286,759$2,567,928
Top 5%53%714$1,629,323,718$2,281,966
Top 6%57%857$1,770,025,506$2,065,374
Top 7%61%1,000$1,893,867,850$1,893,868
Top 8%65%1,143$2,003,260,741$1,752,634
Top 9%68%1,286$2,099,796,062$1,632,812
Top 10%71%1,429$2,185,140,754$1,529,140
Top 11%73%1,572$2,261,250,210$1,438,454
Top 12%75%1,715$2,330,345,451$1,358,802
Top 13%77%1,858$2,393,290,586$1,288,100
Top 14%79%2,001$2,450,189,732$1,224,483
Top 15%81%2,144$2,502,174,560$1,167,059
Top 16%82%2,287$2,549,163,295$1,114,632
Top 17%84%2,429$2,591,788,757$1,067,019
Top 18%85%2,572$2,630,863,705$1,022,886
Top 19%86%2,715$2,666,239,471$982,040
Top 20%87%2,858$2,698,417,740$944,163
Remaining 80% of recips.13%11,436$392,354,231$34,309
 

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