Commodity subsidies in Kentucky totaled $2.7 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 85 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%47%1,953$1,284,079,282$657,491
Top 2%60%3,906$1,629,670,373$417,222
Top 3%67%5,859$1,820,912,603$310,789
Top 4%72%7,812$1,950,235,093$249,646
Top 5%75%9,765$2,046,716,695$209,597
Top 6%78%11,719$2,123,176,898$181,174
Top 7%80%13,672$2,185,302,163$159,838
Top 8%82%15,625$2,237,100,052$143,174
Top 9%84%17,578$2,281,425,092$129,789
Top 10%85%19,531$2,319,932,957$118,782
Top 11%86%21,484$2,353,711,488$109,556
Top 12%87%23,438$2,383,714,053$101,703
Top 13%88%25,391$2,410,467,114$94,934
Top 14%89%27,344$2,434,404,167$89,029
Top 15%90%29,297$2,456,030,055$83,832
Top 16%91%31,250$2,475,638,644$79,220
Top 17%91%33,204$2,493,530,116$75,097
Top 18%92%35,157$2,509,899,807$71,391
Top 19%93%37,110$2,524,905,753$68,038
Top 20%93%39,063$2,538,690,772$64,990
Remaining 80% of recips.7%156,255$188,996,107$1,210

‡ 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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