Commodity subsidies in Illinois totaled $17.9 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 71 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%19%2,605$3,322,858,720$1,275,570
Top 2%30%5,210$5,367,048,628$1,030,144
Top 3%39%7,815$6,940,449,572$888,093
Top 4%46%10,420$8,226,539,775$789,495
Top 5%52%13,025$9,298,154,022$713,870
Top 6%57%15,630$10,207,839,077$653,093
Top 7%61%18,235$10,989,124,346$602,639
Top 8%65%20,841$11,662,525,163$559,595
Top 9%68%23,446$12,247,387,444$522,366
Top 10%71%26,051$12,757,882,807$489,727
Top 11%74%28,656$13,204,401,426$460,790
Top 12%76%31,261$13,597,411,625$434,964
Top 13%78%33,866$13,945,605,458$411,788
Top 14%80%36,471$14,256,523,683$390,900
Top 15%81%39,077$14,534,248,011$371,939
Top 16%83%41,682$14,783,679,230$354,678
Top 17%84%44,287$15,009,384,233$338,912
Top 18%85%46,892$15,214,420,025$324,457
Top 19%86%49,497$15,401,365,919$311,158
Top 20%87%52,102$15,572,666,442$298,888
Remaining 80% of recips.13%208,412$2,324,247,447$11,152

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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