Cotton Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%29%201$538,332,115$2,678,269
Top 2%41%403$763,285,504$1,894,009
Top 3%50%605$926,529,667$1,531,454
Top 4%57%807$1,056,653,153$1,309,360
Top 5%63%1,008$1,160,648,122$1,151,437
Top 6%68%1,210$1,244,945,982$1,028,881
Top 7%71%1,412$1,314,039,612$930,623
Top 8%75%1,614$1,372,112,163$850,131
Top 9%77%1,815$1,420,928,717$782,881
Top 10%79%2,017$1,462,861,035$725,266
Top 11%81%2,219$1,498,554,731$675,329
Top 12%83%2,421$1,529,906,088$631,931
Top 13%85%2,623$1,557,648,500$593,842
Top 14%86%2,824$1,582,240,391$560,283
Top 15%87%3,026$1,604,470,715$530,228
Top 16%88%3,228$1,624,357,612$503,209
Top 17%89%3,430$1,642,089,284$478,743
Top 18%90%3,631$1,657,962,390$456,613
Top 19%91%3,833$1,672,264,837$436,281
Top 20%92%4,035$1,685,116,928$417,625
Remaining 80% of recips.8%16,142$155,595,938$9,639

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

 

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