Total Direct Payments in Louisiana totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of Total Direct Payments payment recipients were paid 79 percent of Total Direct Payments recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%390$361,008,680$925,663
Top 2%39%781$510,645,923$653,836
Top 3%47%1,172$627,780,276$535,649
Top 4%55%1,563$724,472,320$463,514
Top 5%61%1,954$805,018,570$411,985
Top 6%66%2,345$872,065,614$371,883
Top 7%70%2,736$927,808,222$339,111
Top 8%74%3,127$975,009,730$311,804
Top 9%77%3,518$1,014,772,595$288,452
Top 10%79%3,909$1,048,441,126$268,212
Top 11%81%4,300$1,077,351,746$250,547
Top 12%83%4,691$1,102,490,988$235,023
Top 13%85%5,082$1,124,148,397$221,202
Top 14%86%5,473$1,142,724,751$208,793
Top 15%88%5,864$1,159,027,544$197,651
Top 16%89%6,255$1,173,448,530$187,602
Top 17%90%6,646$1,186,297,919$178,498
Top 18%91%7,037$1,197,749,214$170,207
Top 19%91%7,428$1,207,890,829$162,613
Top 20%92%7,819$1,217,001,976$155,647
Remaining 80% of recips.8%31,279$106,015,380$3,389

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

 

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