Sorghum Subsidies in South Carolina totaled $6.5 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%26%52$1,387,607$26,685
Top 2%38%105$1,996,968$19,019
Top 3%46%157$2,420,669$15,418
Top 4%52%210$2,745,669$13,075
Top 5%57%263$3,001,614$11,413
Top 6%61%315$3,214,230$10,204
Top 7%65%368$3,395,742$9,228
Top 8%68%420$3,548,756$8,449
Top 9%70%473$3,687,212$7,795
Top 10%73%526$3,810,767$7,245
Top 11%75%578$3,920,650$6,783
Top 12%77%631$4,021,785$6,374
Top 13%78%683$4,111,400$6,020
Top 14%80%736$4,194,123$5,699
Top 15%81%789$4,268,769$5,410
Top 16%83%841$4,335,162$5,155
Top 17%84%894$4,396,764$4,918
Top 18%85%946$4,451,720$4,706
Top 19%86%999$4,503,404$4,508
Top 20%87%1,052$4,551,864$4,327
Remaining 80% of recips.13%4,209$697,175$166

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

 

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