Commodity subsidies in Illinois totaled $19.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 72 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%2,703$3,769,997,754$1,394,746
Top 2%31%5,406$6,046,563,390$1,118,491
Top 3%40%8,109$7,794,048,533$961,160
Top 4%47%10,813$9,215,757,865$852,285
Top 5%53%13,516$10,394,425,371$769,046
Top 6%58%16,219$11,389,589,068$702,237
Top 7%62%18,923$12,241,620,678$646,918
Top 8%66%21,626$12,974,202,996$599,935
Top 9%69%24,329$13,608,805,973$559,366
Top 10%72%27,033$14,161,171,027$523,848
Top 11%75%29,736$14,642,460,616$492,415
Top 12%77%32,439$15,064,729,432$464,402
Top 13%79%35,143$15,438,149,412$439,295
Top 14%80%37,846$15,769,398,629$416,673
Top 15%82%40,549$16,065,550,132$396,201
Top 16%83%43,253$16,331,317,972$377,577
Top 17%84%45,956$16,571,562,587$360,596
Top 18%85%48,659$16,789,677,239$345,048
Top 19%86%51,363$16,989,036,919$330,764
Top 20%87%54,066$17,171,656,408$317,605
Remaining 80% of recips.13%216,267$2,479,851,550$11,467

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

 

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