Commodity subsidies in South Carolina totaled $1.4 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 92 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%46%397$667,521,655$1,681,415
Top 2%64%795$917,744,063$1,154,395
Top 3%73%1,193$1,056,494,406$885,578
Top 4%79%1,591$1,143,529,930$718,749
Top 5%83%1,988$1,200,405,403$603,826
Top 6%86%2,386$1,241,202,528$520,202
Top 7%88%2,784$1,271,946,197$456,877
Top 8%90%3,182$1,295,902,967$407,261
Top 9%91%3,579$1,314,610,365$367,312
Top 10%92%3,977$1,329,756,131$334,362
Top 11%93%4,375$1,342,114,965$306,769
Top 12%94%4,773$1,352,496,694$283,364
Top 13%95%5,170$1,361,371,103$263,321
Top 14%95%5,568$1,369,000,568$245,869
Top 15%96%5,966$1,375,572,063$230,569
Top 16%96%6,364$1,381,308,533$217,050
Top 17%96%6,761$1,386,353,904$205,052
Top 18%97%7,159$1,390,980,022$194,298
Top 19%97%7,557$1,395,117,557$184,613
Top 20%97%7,955$1,398,830,178$175,843
Remaining 80% of recips.3%31,821$40,833,802$1,283

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

 

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