Commodity subsidies in Illinois totaled $19.6 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$3,764,936,201$1,392,873
Top 2%31%5,406$6,039,452,616$1,117,176
Top 3%40%8,109$7,784,930,108$960,036
Top 4%47%10,812$9,205,096,549$851,378
Top 5%53%13,515$10,382,578,289$768,226
Top 6%58%16,218$11,376,899,386$701,498
Top 7%62%18,921$12,228,027,564$646,268
Top 8%66%21,624$12,960,132,990$599,340
Top 9%69%24,327$13,594,165,818$558,810
Top 10%72%27,030$14,146,072,135$523,347
Top 11%75%29,733$14,627,169,834$491,951
Top 12%77%32,436$15,049,175,461$463,965
Top 13%79%35,139$15,422,245,204$438,893
Top 14%80%37,842$15,753,277,237$416,291
Top 15%82%40,545$16,049,155,884$395,836
Top 16%83%43,248$16,314,645,917$377,235
Top 17%84%45,951$16,554,781,199$360,270
Top 18%85%48,654$16,772,833,295$344,737
Top 19%86%51,357$16,972,052,988$330,472
Top 20%87%54,060$17,154,598,492$317,325
Remaining 80% of recips.13%216,241$2,479,129,576$11,465

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

 

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