Commodity subsidies in North Carolina totaled $4.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 93 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%49%1,443$2,076,031,891$1,438,692
Top 2%66%2,887$2,803,769,476$971,171
Top 3%75%4,330$3,209,902,102$741,317
Top 4%81%5,774$3,461,298,237$599,463
Top 5%85%7,218$3,628,355,728$502,682
Top 6%88%8,661$3,744,528,626$432,344
Top 7%90%10,105$3,829,634,071$378,984
Top 8%91%11,549$3,893,555,924$337,134
Top 9%92%12,992$3,943,452,636$303,529
Top 10%93%14,436$3,983,482,458$275,941
Top 11%94%15,880$4,016,117,034$252,904
Top 12%95%17,323$4,043,138,194$233,397
Top 13%95%18,767$4,065,843,242$216,649
Top 14%96%20,211$4,085,209,887$202,128
Top 15%96%21,654$4,102,067,820$189,437
Top 16%97%23,098$4,116,695,485$178,227
Top 17%97%24,542$4,129,477,826$168,262
Top 18%97%25,985$4,140,708,083$159,350
Top 19%97%27,429$4,150,677,602$151,324
Top 20%98%28,873$4,159,561,082$144,064
Remaining 80% of recips.2%115,493$105,447,860$913

‡ 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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