Wetlands Reserve Program payments in Louisiana totaled $18.2 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of WRP recipients were paid 79 percent of WRP payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%1$5,865,693$5,865,693
Top 2%56%3$10,211,992$3,403,997
Top 3%63%5$11,542,817$2,308,563
Top 4%67%7$12,278,911$1,754,130
Top 5%70%9$12,798,879$1,422,098
Top 6%73%11$13,226,547$1,202,413
Top 7%75%13$13,595,745$1,045,827
Top 8%76%15$13,907,267$927,151
Top 9%78%17$14,188,084$834,593
Top 10%79%19$14,443,875$760,204
Top 11%80%21$14,659,290$698,061
Top 12%81%23$14,863,678$646,247
Top 13%82%24$14,960,275$623,345
Top 14%83%26$15,135,723$582,143
Top 15%84%28$15,297,137$546,326
Top 16%85%30$15,431,278$514,376
Top 17%85%32$15,552,548$486,017
Top 18%86%34$15,667,632$460,813
Top 19%86%36$15,774,921$438,192
Top 20%87%38$15,872,377$417,694
Remaining 80% of recips.13%154$2,370,115$15,390

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

 

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