Conservation payments in Louisiana totaled $484 million from 1995-2016.

From 1995 to 2016, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 65 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2016 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%22%204$107,287,384$525,919
Top 2%32%408$154,801,489$379,415
Top 3%39%613$190,243,191$310,348
Top 4%45%817$217,879,502$266,682
Top 5%50%1,021$240,574,899$235,627
Top 6%54%1,226$259,933,807$212,018
Top 7%57%1,430$276,358,473$193,258
Top 8%60%1,635$290,887,874$177,913
Top 9%63%1,839$303,844,132$165,222
Top 10%65%2,043$315,384,586$154,373
Top 11%67%2,248$325,861,803$144,956
Top 12%69%2,452$335,328,852$136,757
Top 13%71%2,656$343,981,204$129,511
Top 14%73%2,861$351,986,480$123,029
Top 15%74%3,065$359,381,094$117,253
Top 16%76%3,270$366,268,702$112,009
Top 17%77%3,474$372,629,015$107,262
Top 18%78%3,678$378,564,161$102,927
Top 19%79%3,883$384,119,199$98,923
Top 20%80%4,087$389,290,766$95,251
Remaining 80% of recips.20%16,351$94,717,397$5,793
 

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