Rice Subsidies in California totaled $2.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of rice subsidy recipients were paid 57 percent of rice subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%83$522,841,836$6,299,299
Top 2%27%167$732,171,761$4,384,262
Top 3%33%250$892,123,124$3,568,493
Top 4%38%334$1,020,646,817$3,055,829
Top 5%42%417$1,127,562,670$2,703,987
Top 6%45%501$1,225,912,258$2,446,931
Top 7%49%585$1,315,656,048$2,248,985
Top 8%52%668$1,397,588,123$2,092,198
Top 9%55%752$1,475,321,916$1,961,864
Top 10%57%835$1,547,874,657$1,853,742
Top 11%60%919$1,617,055,119$1,759,581
Top 12%62%1,003$1,682,923,063$1,677,889
Top 13%65%1,086$1,744,623,948$1,606,468
Top 14%67%1,170$1,802,448,721$1,540,554
Top 15%69%1,253$1,856,053,301$1,481,288
Top 16%71%1,337$1,907,857,207$1,426,969
Top 17%73%1,421$1,956,959,856$1,377,171
Top 18%74%1,504$2,002,518,318$1,331,462
Top 19%76%1,588$2,046,153,079$1,288,510
Top 20%77%1,671$2,086,472,521$1,248,637
Remaining 80% of recips.23%6,688$611,860,805$91,486

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

 

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