Sorghum Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $6.5 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of sorghum subsidy recipients were paid 73 percent of sorghum subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%26%52$1,405,467$27,028
Top 2%38%105$2,027,055$19,305
Top 3%46%157$2,459,633$15,666
Top 4%52%210$2,791,765$13,294
Top 5%57%263$3,052,312$11,606
Top 6%61%315$3,268,340$10,376
Top 7%65%368$3,453,061$9,383
Top 8%68%420$3,608,130$8,591
Top 9%70%473$3,748,492$7,925
Top 10%73%526$3,873,190$7,363
Top 11%75%578$3,984,175$6,893
Top 12%77%631$4,086,359$6,476
Top 13%79%683$4,176,827$6,115
Top 14%80%736$4,260,206$5,788
Top 15%82%789$4,335,727$5,495
Top 16%83%841$4,402,646$5,235
Top 17%84%894$4,464,736$4,994
Top 18%85%946$4,520,044$4,778
Top 19%86%999$4,572,003$4,577
Top 20%87%1,052$4,620,691$4,392
Remaining 80% of recips.13%4,209$699,488$166

‡ 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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