Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Illinois totaled $31.8 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of WRP recipients were paid 66 percent of WRP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%12%1$3,740,000$3,740,000
Top 2%23%3$7,207,608$2,402,536
Top 3%33%5$10,507,608$2,101,522
Top 4%42%7$13,263,784$1,894,826
Top 5%48%9$15,404,061$1,711,562
Top 6%53%11$16,960,573$1,541,870
Top 7%58%13$18,371,730$1,413,210
Top 8%61%15$19,442,436$1,296,162
Top 9%64%17$20,232,045$1,190,120
Top 10%66%19$20,994,899$1,104,995
Top 11%68%21$21,654,591$1,031,171
Top 12%70%23$22,279,421$968,670
Top 13%71%24$22,580,171$940,840
Top 14%73%26$23,181,671$891,603
Top 15%75%28$23,759,402$848,550
Top 16%76%30$24,259,402$808,647
Top 17%78%32$24,724,227$772,632
Top 18%79%34$25,148,072$739,649
Top 19%80%36$25,505,238$708,479
Top 20%81%38$25,831,727$679,782
Remaining 80% of recips.19%154$5,978,083$38,819
 

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