Commodity subsidies in California totaled $7.5 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 71 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%24%398$1,795,378,481$4,511,001
Top 2%35%797$2,582,348,273$3,240,086
Top 3%42%1,195$3,131,269,147$2,620,309
Top 4%48%1,594$3,578,615,433$2,245,054
Top 5%53%1,993$3,962,448,898$1,988,183
Top 6%57%2,391$4,297,079,218$1,797,189
Top 7%61%2,790$4,593,695,275$1,646,486
Top 8%65%3,188$4,852,804,602$1,522,210
Top 9%68%3,587$5,083,559,167$1,417,218
Top 10%71%3,986$5,290,702,218$1,327,321
Top 11%73%4,384$5,475,990,403$1,249,085
Top 12%75%4,783$5,643,136,447$1,179,832
Top 13%77%5,181$5,793,829,410$1,118,284
Top 14%79%5,580$5,929,991,085$1,062,722
Top 15%81%5,979$6,053,565,024$1,012,471
Top 16%82%6,377$6,166,042,567$966,919
Top 17%84%6,776$6,269,391,536$925,235
Top 18%85%7,174$6,363,485,990$887,021
Top 19%86%7,573$6,449,638,710$851,662
Top 20%87%7,972$6,528,197,078$818,891
Remaining 80% of recips.13%31,889$952,926,321$29,883

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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