Rice Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $2.5 billion from 1995-2020‡.

USDA has not provided recipient detail for rice cooperatives.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of rice subsidy recipients were paid 77 percent of rice subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%25%278$602,461,471$2,167,128
Top 2%36%556$887,299,657$1,595,863
Top 3%45%835$1,108,986,133$1,328,127
Top 4%53%1,113$1,285,037,861$1,154,571
Top 5%59%1,392$1,430,159,302$1,027,413
Top 6%63%1,670$1,550,552,265$928,474
Top 7%68%1,949$1,652,414,642$847,827
Top 8%71%2,227$1,738,685,757$780,730
Top 9%74%2,505$1,813,460,862$723,936
Top 10%77%2,784$1,878,587,426$674,780
Top 11%79%3,062$1,934,496,053$631,775
Top 12%81%3,341$1,983,001,209$593,535
Top 13%83%3,619$2,025,566,659$559,703
Top 14%84%3,898$2,063,057,676$529,261
Top 15%86%4,176$2,096,357,414$502,001
Top 16%87%4,455$2,126,473,837$477,323
Top 17%88%4,733$2,153,181,452$454,930
Top 18%89%5,011$2,177,069,488$434,458
Top 19%90%5,290$2,198,706,378$415,634
Top 20%91%5,568$2,218,217,510$398,387
Remaining 80% of recips.9%22,276$224,559,664$10,081

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

 

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