Wheat Subsidies in Illinois totaled $945 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 72 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%25%1,287$196,696,794$152,834
Top 2%37%2,574$287,826,195$111,821
Top 3%45%3,862$351,409,147$90,991
Top 4%51%5,149$400,083,682$77,701
Top 5%56%6,436$439,427,294$68,276
Top 6%61%7,724$471,980,098$61,106
Top 7%64%9,011$499,565,679$55,440
Top 8%67%10,298$523,346,431$50,820
Top 9%70%11,586$544,142,757$46,966
Top 10%72%12,873$562,386,143$43,687
Top 11%74%14,160$578,618,826$40,863
Top 12%76%15,448$593,078,040$38,392
Top 13%78%16,735$606,129,958$36,219
Top 14%79%18,022$617,953,259$34,289
Top 15%81%19,310$628,704,455$32,558
Top 16%82%20,597$638,486,636$30,999
Top 17%83%21,884$647,469,201$29,586
Top 18%84%23,172$655,756,932$28,300
Top 19%85%24,459$663,426,626$27,124
Top 20%86%25,746$670,543,012$26,045
Remaining 80% of recips.14%102,988$108,677,183$1,055

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

 

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