Soybean Subsidies in Illinois totaled $5.9 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of soybean subsidy recipients were paid 65 percent of soybean subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%2,051$638,070,601$311,102
Top 2%26%4,102$1,034,465,526$252,186
Top 3%34%6,153$1,350,298,422$219,454
Top 4%41%8,204$1,613,602,684$196,685
Top 5%46%10,255$1,837,999,843$179,230
Top 6%51%12,307$2,031,940,020$165,104
Top 7%55%14,358$2,201,546,647$153,332
Top 8%59%16,409$2,351,040,036$143,277
Top 9%62%18,460$2,483,968,474$134,560
Top 10%65%20,511$2,602,648,541$126,890
Top 11%68%22,562$2,708,629,449$120,053
Top 12%71%24,614$2,803,562,920$113,901
Top 13%73%26,665$2,888,952,502$108,342
Top 14%75%28,716$2,966,202,511$103,294
Top 15%76%30,767$3,036,081,848$98,680
Top 16%78%32,818$3,099,381,897$94,442
Top 17%79%34,869$3,157,086,072$90,541
Top 18%81%36,921$3,209,841,903$86,938
Top 19%82%38,972$3,258,145,847$83,602
Top 20%83%41,023$3,302,689,880$80,508
Remaining 80% of recips.17%164,094$672,785,404$4,100

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

 

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