Cotton Subsidies in Georgia totaled $3.5 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 74 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%263$542,622,796$2,063,205
Top 2%31%526$848,075,077$1,612,310
Top 3%40%789$1,088,198,851$1,379,213
Top 4%47%1,052$1,287,964,703$1,224,301
Top 5%54%1,315$1,458,351,211$1,109,012
Top 6%59%1,579$1,605,982,742$1,017,089
Top 7%64%1,842$1,733,174,817$940,920
Top 8%68%2,105$1,842,415,801$875,257
Top 9%71%2,368$1,938,258,579$818,521
Top 10%74%2,631$2,021,897,254$768,490
Top 11%77%2,895$2,094,281,135$723,413
Top 12%79%3,158$2,157,374,459$683,146
Top 13%81%3,421$2,212,881,207$646,852
Top 14%83%3,684$2,261,568,620$613,889
Top 15%85%3,947$2,304,326,204$583,817
Top 16%86%4,211$2,342,172,686$556,203
Top 17%87%4,474$2,375,881,777$531,042
Top 18%89%4,737$2,406,071,562$507,932
Top 19%90%5,000$2,433,046,966$486,609
Top 20%90%5,263$2,457,233,487$466,888
Remaining 80% of recips.10%21,056$259,621,240$12,330

‡ 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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