Commodity subsidies in Colorado totaled $2.7 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 73 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%426$593,805,757$1,393,910
Top 2%34%853$917,165,104$1,075,223
Top 3%42%1,280$1,156,553,972$903,558
Top 4%49%1,707$1,345,789,695$788,395
Top 5%55%2,134$1,501,184,793$703,461
Top 6%60%2,561$1,632,296,432$637,367
Top 7%64%2,988$1,744,219,228$583,741
Top 8%67%3,415$1,840,650,415$538,990
Top 9%70%3,842$1,924,979,016$501,036
Top 10%73%4,269$1,998,891,353$468,234
Top 11%75%4,696$2,064,131,192$439,551
Top 12%78%5,123$2,122,001,555$414,211
Top 13%79%5,550$2,173,450,489$391,613
Top 14%81%5,977$2,219,496,867$371,340
Top 15%83%6,404$2,260,922,982$353,049
Top 16%84%6,831$2,298,217,532$336,439
Top 17%85%7,258$2,331,946,301$321,293
Top 18%86%7,685$2,362,492,678$307,416
Top 19%87%8,112$2,390,302,010$294,662
Top 20%88%8,539$2,415,730,262$282,906
Remaining 80% of recips.12%34,160$322,319,241$9,436

‡ 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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