Corn Subsidies in Illinois totaled $16.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of corn subsidy recipients were paid 71 percent of corn subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%2,458$2,375,024,393$966,243
Top 2%30%4,917$3,806,086,830$774,067
Top 3%39%7,376$4,908,001,161$665,401
Top 4%46%9,835$5,799,240,446$589,653
Top 5%52%12,294$6,542,741,460$532,190
Top 6%57%14,753$7,172,308,396$486,159
Top 7%61%17,212$7,712,309,284$448,077
Top 8%65%19,671$8,178,793,989$415,779
Top 9%68%22,130$8,584,260,820$387,902
Top 10%71%24,589$8,938,624,324$363,521
Top 11%74%27,048$9,249,805,670$341,977
Top 12%76%29,506$9,525,070,081$322,818
Top 13%78%31,965$9,769,225,633$305,623
Top 14%80%34,424$9,986,993,620$290,117
Top 15%81%36,883$10,182,555,247$276,077
Top 16%82%39,342$10,359,005,520$263,307
Top 17%84%41,801$10,518,767,144$251,639
Top 18%85%44,260$10,664,395,877$240,949
Top 19%86%46,719$10,797,438,192$231,115
Top 20%87%49,178$10,919,475,927$222,040
Remaining 80% of recips.13%196,713$1,642,973,999$8,352

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

 

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