Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 79 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%29%202$540,912,778$2,677,786
Top 2%42%404$765,800,920$1,895,547
Top 3%50%606$929,057,314$1,533,098
Top 4%57%808$1,059,228,543$1,310,926
Top 5%63%1,010$1,163,698,807$1,152,177
Top 6%68%1,212$1,247,866,542$1,029,593
Top 7%71%1,414$1,316,989,761$931,393
Top 8%75%1,616$1,375,047,033$850,895
Top 9%77%1,818$1,424,151,314$783,362
Top 10%79%2,021$1,466,339,669$725,552
Top 11%81%2,223$1,502,021,510$675,673
Top 12%83%2,425$1,533,384,402$632,323
Top 13%85%2,627$1,561,172,747$594,280
Top 14%86%2,829$1,585,914,918$560,592
Top 15%87%3,031$1,608,148,187$530,567
Top 16%88%3,233$1,628,036,677$503,568
Top 17%89%3,435$1,645,751,329$479,112
Top 18%90%3,637$1,661,701,698$456,888
Top 19%91%3,839$1,675,998,026$436,572
Top 20%92%4,042$1,688,919,782$417,843
Remaining 80% of recips.8%16,168$155,849,786$9,639

‡ 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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