Sorghum Subsidies in Illinois totaled $102 million from 1995-2020‡.

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

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%28%310$25,567,287$82,475
Top 2%40%621$37,174,461$59,862
Top 3%49%932$45,122,985$48,415
Top 4%55%1,243$50,942,108$40,983
Top 5%60%1,554$55,519,769$35,727
Top 6%64%1,865$59,322,746$31,808
Top 7%68%2,175$62,493,937$28,733
Top 8%71%2,486$65,196,421$26,225
Top 9%73%2,797$67,519,946$24,140
Top 10%75%3,108$69,550,136$22,378
Top 11%77%3,419$71,340,022$20,866
Top 12%79%3,730$72,943,911$19,556
Top 13%81%4,040$74,380,888$18,411
Top 14%82%4,351$75,680,891$17,394
Top 15%83%4,662$76,850,176$16,484
Top 16%84%4,973$77,911,930$15,667
Top 17%85%5,284$78,881,051$14,928
Top 18%86%5,595$79,763,668$14,256
Top 19%87%5,905$80,569,064$13,644
Top 20%88%6,216$81,315,887$13,082
Remaining 80% of recips.12%24,868$10,955,753$441

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

 

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