Commodity subsidies in South Carolina totaled $1.3 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, 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 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%46%386$607,090,080$1,572,772
Top 2%63%773$841,913,056$1,089,150
Top 3%73%1,160$973,336,986$839,084
Top 4%79%1,547$1,055,566,871$682,332
Top 5%83%1,934$1,109,232,963$573,543
Top 6%86%2,321$1,147,634,119$494,457
Top 7%88%2,708$1,176,532,810$434,466
Top 8%90%3,095$1,199,162,117$387,451
Top 9%91%3,482$1,216,814,453$349,458
Top 10%92%3,869$1,231,128,068$318,203
Top 11%93%4,256$1,242,832,006$292,019
Top 12%94%4,643$1,252,674,974$269,799
Top 13%95%5,029$1,261,072,249$250,760
Top 14%95%5,416$1,268,253,623$234,168
Top 15%96%5,803$1,274,435,583$219,617
Top 16%96%6,190$1,279,829,075$206,758
Top 17%96%6,577$1,284,612,438$195,319
Top 18%97%6,964$1,288,982,741$185,092
Top 19%97%7,351$1,292,872,326$175,877
Top 20%97%7,738$1,296,369,526$167,533
Remaining 80% of recips.3%30,954$37,902,872$1,224

‡ 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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