Sorghum Subsidies in California totaled $9.9 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 76 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%29%44$2,853,682$64,856
Top 1%29%44$2,853,682$64,856
Top 2%41%89$3,962,571$44,523
Top 2%41%89$3,962,571$44,523
Top 3%49%133$4,740,129$35,640
Top 3%48%133$4,740,129$35,640
Top 4%55%178$5,343,434$30,019
Top 4%55%178$5,345,761$30,032
Top 5%60%222$5,815,622$26,196
Top 5%59%222$5,819,583$26,214
Top 6%64%267$6,234,481$23,350
Top 6%64%267$6,240,040$23,371
Top 7%67%311$6,576,423$21,146
Top 7%67%311$6,583,165$21,168
Top 8%70%356$6,877,328$19,318
Top 8%70%356$6,884,977$19,340
Top 9%73%401$7,148,476$17,827
Top 9%73%401$7,156,771$17,847
Top 10%76%445$7,382,828$16,591
Top 10%76%445$7,391,749$16,611
Top 11%78%490$7,598,675$15,508
Top 11%78%490$7,608,045$15,527
Top 12%80%534$7,788,846$14,586
Top 12%80%534$7,798,696$14,604
Top 13%81%579$7,962,850$13,753
Top 13%81%579$7,973,166$13,771
Top 14%83%623$8,113,165$13,023
Top 14%83%623$8,123,927$13,040
Top 15%84%668$8,248,547$12,348
Top 15%84%668$8,259,670$12,365
Top 16%86%712$8,367,717$11,752
Top 16%86%713$8,381,670$11,756
Top 17%87%757$8,478,544$11,200
Top 17%87%757$8,490,163$11,216
Top 18%88%802$8,578,023$10,696
Top 18%88%802$8,589,654$10,710
Top 19%89%846$8,666,626$10,244
Top 19%89%846$8,678,257$10,258
Top 20%90%891$8,751,808$9,822
Top 20%90%891$8,763,439$9,836
Remaining 80% of recips.10%3,565$1,019,977$286
Remaining 80% of recips.10%3,566$1,020,245$286

‡ 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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