Cotton Subsidies in Georgia totaled $3.6 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 75 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%260$531,295,396$2,043,444
Top 2%31%521$831,538,635$1,596,043
Top 3%40%782$1,067,939,938$1,365,652
Top 4%47%1,043$1,264,999,584$1,212,847
Top 5%54%1,304$1,433,200,727$1,099,080
Top 6%59%1,565$1,578,004,886$1,008,310
Top 7%64%1,826$1,703,831,179$933,095
Top 8%68%2,087$1,811,872,834$868,171
Top 9%71%2,348$1,906,715,118$812,059
Top 10%75%2,609$1,988,987,231$762,356
Top 11%77%2,870$2,060,049,895$717,787
Top 12%80%3,131$2,122,216,842$677,808
Top 13%82%3,391$2,176,388,020$641,813
Top 14%83%3,652$2,224,063,592$608,999
Top 15%85%3,913$2,266,082,814$579,116
Top 16%86%4,174$2,303,101,173$551,773
Top 17%88%4,435$2,336,144,406$526,752
Top 18%89%4,696$2,365,712,640$503,772
Top 19%90%4,957$2,392,182,843$482,587
Top 20%91%5,218$2,415,945,423$463,002
Remaining 80% of recips.9%20,874$253,387,542$12,139

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

 

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