Conservation payments in Louisiana totaled $509 million from 1995-2017.

From 1995 to 2017, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 66 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2017 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%206$113,169,351$549,366
Top 2%32%412$164,055,388$398,193
Top 3%40%618$201,413,034$325,911
Top 4%45%824$230,721,252$280,002
Top 5%50%1,030$254,965,260$247,539
Top 6%54%1,236$275,497,011$222,894
Top 7%58%1,442$292,890,649$203,114
Top 8%61%1,648$308,091,124$186,949
Top 9%63%1,854$321,714,922$173,525
Top 10%66%2,060$333,868,656$162,072
Top 11%68%2,266$344,824,287$152,173
Top 12%70%2,472$354,811,755$143,532
Top 13%71%2,679$363,928,400$135,845
Top 14%73%2,885$372,316,803$129,053
Top 15%75%3,091$380,098,026$122,969
Top 16%76%3,297$387,343,829$117,484
Top 17%77%3,503$394,019,397$112,481
Top 18%79%3,709$400,232,620$107,909
Top 19%80%3,915$406,028,155$103,711
Top 20%81%4,121$411,425,300$99,836
Remaining 80% of recips.19%16,487$97,842,660$5,935
 

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