Commodity subsidies in Rhode Island totaled $2.9 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 73 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%23%3$670,174$223,391
Top 2%36%7$1,070,614$152,945
Top 3%45%10$1,313,019$131,302
Top 4%54%14$1,570,299$112,164
Top 5%59%18$1,731,091$96,172
Top 6%62%21$1,819,255$86,631
Top 7%66%25$1,924,659$76,986
Top 8%68%28$1,995,506$71,268
Top 9%71%32$2,074,813$64,838
Top 10%73%36$2,145,236$59,590
Top 11%75%39$2,193,315$56,239
Top 12%77%43$2,249,513$52,314
Top 13%78%46$2,286,324$49,703
Top 14%79%50$2,326,474$46,529
Top 15%80%54$2,360,230$43,708
Top 16%81%57$2,382,683$41,801
Top 17%82%61$2,411,834$39,538
Top 18%83%64$2,431,924$37,999
Top 19%84%68$2,453,778$36,085
Top 20%84%72$2,473,348$34,352
Remaining 80% of recips.16%289$460,861$1,595

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

 

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