Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $5.4 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 84 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%32%639$1,760,691,976$2,755,387
Top 2%45%1,278$2,468,093,147$1,931,215
Top 3%55%1,918$2,984,286,731$1,555,937
Top 4%62%2,557$3,382,134,890$1,322,696
Top 5%68%3,196$3,692,842,474$1,155,458
Top 6%72%3,836$3,940,982,802$1,027,368
Top 7%76%4,475$4,141,357,122$925,443
Top 8%79%5,114$4,305,689,408$841,942
Top 9%82%5,754$4,441,598,332$771,915
Top 10%84%6,393$4,554,240,968$712,379
Top 11%86%7,032$4,649,989,636$661,261
Top 12%87%7,672$4,732,245,357$616,820
Top 13%88%8,311$4,803,350,107$577,951
Top 14%89%8,951$4,864,787,332$543,491
Top 15%90%9,590$4,918,011,172$512,827
Top 16%91%10,229$4,965,096,224$485,394
Top 17%92%10,869$5,006,337,477$460,607
Top 18%93%11,508$5,042,537,506$438,177
Top 19%93%12,147$5,074,523,550$417,759
Top 20%94%12,787$5,103,127,981$399,087
Remaining 80% of recips.6%51,149$334,952,417$6,549

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

 

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