Commodity subsidies in Tennessee totaled $2.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 91 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%52%1,348$1,478,904,388$1,097,110
Top 2%67%2,696$1,883,897,304$698,775
Top 3%74%4,044$2,100,120,577$519,318
Top 4%79%5,392$2,236,017,349$414,692
Top 5%83%6,740$2,331,040,838$345,852
Top 6%85%8,089$2,401,748,494$296,915
Top 7%87%9,437$2,456,437,180$260,299
Top 8%89%10,785$2,499,864,981$231,791
Top 9%90%12,133$2,535,645,516$208,988
Top 10%91%13,481$2,565,853,284$190,331
Top 11%92%14,829$2,591,652,729$174,769
Top 12%93%16,178$2,613,814,206$161,566
Top 13%93%17,526$2,633,045,137$150,237
Top 14%94%18,874$2,649,916,798$140,400
Top 15%95%20,222$2,664,814,797$131,778
Top 16%95%21,570$2,678,079,737$124,158
Top 17%95%22,918$2,689,925,445$117,372
Top 18%96%24,267$2,700,576,363$111,286
Top 19%96%25,615$2,710,185,553$105,805
Top 20%96%26,963$2,718,896,837$100,838
Remaining 80% of recips.4%107,854$100,741,623$934

‡ 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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