Commodity subsidies in Maryland totaled $708 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 70 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%105$143,914,085$1,370,610
Top 2%31%210$221,356,724$1,054,080
Top 3%40%315$280,420,516$890,224
Top 4%46%420$327,897,102$780,707
Top 5%52%525$367,658,947$700,303
Top 6%57%630$401,275,856$636,946
Top 7%61%735$429,753,334$584,698
Top 8%64%840$454,517,154$541,092
Top 9%67%945$476,163,883$503,877
Top 10%70%1,050$495,685,116$472,081
Top 11%72%1,155$513,203,270$444,332
Top 12%75%1,260$528,884,962$419,750
Top 13%77%1,365$542,903,574$397,732
Top 14%78%1,470$555,514,488$377,901
Top 15%80%1,575$566,841,657$359,899
Top 16%81%1,680$577,128,692$343,529
Top 17%83%1,785$586,484,594$328,563
Top 18%84%1,890$595,149,168$314,894
Top 19%85%1,995$603,089,370$302,300
Top 20%86%2,100$610,384,811$290,659
Remaining 80% of recips.14%8,401$97,873,729$11,650

‡ 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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