Wheat Subsidies in Louisiana totaled $162 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 79 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%33%225$35,965,310$159,846
Top 2%45%451$49,742,023$110,293
Top 3%53%677$58,768,339$86,807
Top 4%59%903$65,517,500$72,555
Top 5%64%1,129$70,823,473$62,731
Top 6%68%1,354$75,140,215$55,495
Top 7%71%1,580$78,765,308$49,851
Top 8%74%1,806$81,859,363$45,326
Top 9%76%2,032$84,561,742$41,615
Top 10%79%2,258$86,949,421$38,507
Top 11%81%2,483$89,059,265$35,868
Top 12%82%2,709$90,950,765$33,574
Top 13%84%2,935$92,657,763$31,570
Top 14%85%3,161$94,200,831$29,801
Top 15%86%3,387$95,581,937$28,220
Top 16%88%3,612$96,821,849$26,806
Top 17%89%3,838$97,943,677$25,519
Top 18%90%4,064$98,960,950$24,351
Top 19%90%4,290$99,882,022$23,283
Top 20%91%4,516$100,720,880$22,303
Remaining 80% of recips.9%18,065$9,838,781$545

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

 

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