Commodity subsidies in Louisiana totaled $5.1 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 83 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%31%608$1,581,209,004$2,600,673
Top 2%44%1,217$2,239,358,041$1,840,064
Top 3%53%1,826$2,726,108,619$1,492,940
Top 4%61%2,435$3,103,220,377$1,274,423
Top 5%67%3,043$3,399,680,784$1,117,214
Top 6%71%3,652$3,637,134,307$995,929
Top 7%75%4,261$3,829,352,552$898,698
Top 8%78%4,870$3,988,532,534$819,001
Top 9%81%5,478$4,120,455,459$752,182
Top 10%83%6,087$4,230,171,460$694,952
Top 11%85%6,696$4,323,403,986$645,670
Top 12%86%7,305$4,403,560,250$602,815
Top 13%88%7,914$4,473,101,249$565,214
Top 14%89%8,522$4,533,357,536$531,959
Top 15%90%9,131$4,585,890,016$502,233
Top 16%91%9,740$4,632,353,221$475,601
Top 17%92%10,349$4,673,465,940$451,586
Top 18%92%10,957$4,709,377,214$429,805
Top 19%93%11,566$4,741,150,350$409,921
Top 20%94%12,175$4,769,458,712$391,742
Remaining 80% of recips.6%48,702$329,408,124$6,764

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and April 30, 2019.

 

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