Conservation payments in California totaled $491 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 59 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%138$99,732,977$722,703
Top 2%29%277$140,017,461$505,478
Top 3%35%416$169,790,871$408,151
Top 4%40%555$194,098,946$349,728
Top 5%44%694$214,452,475$309,009
Top 6%47%833$232,098,363$278,629
Top 7%51%972$247,925,890$255,068
Top 8%53%1,110$262,126,523$236,150
Top 9%56%1,249$275,206,064$220,341
Top 10%59%1,388$287,177,376$206,900
Top 11%61%1,527$298,177,840$195,270
Top 12%63%1,666$308,489,910$185,168
Top 13%65%1,805$318,094,184$176,229
Top 14%67%1,944$327,082,844$168,252
Top 15%68%2,082$335,443,884$161,116
Top 16%70%2,221$343,371,258$154,602
Top 17%71%2,360$350,751,730$148,624
Top 18%73%2,499$357,662,199$143,122
Top 19%74%2,638$364,213,398$138,064
Top 20%75%2,777$370,369,046$133,370
Remaining 80% of recips.25%11,109$120,490,597$10,846
 

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