Commodity subsidies in Texas totaled $18.8 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 79 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%25%2,098$4,729,252,685$2,254,172
Top 2%38%4,196$7,240,091,488$1,725,475
Top 3%48%6,294$9,103,358,744$1,446,355
Top 4%56%8,392$10,549,550,393$1,257,096
Top 5%62%10,490$11,693,422,624$1,114,721
Top 6%67%12,588$12,615,274,306$1,002,167
Top 7%71%14,686$13,365,811,447$910,106
Top 8%74%16,784$13,987,567,545$833,387
Top 9%77%18,882$14,510,554,662$768,486
Top 10%79%20,980$14,951,437,935$712,652
Top 11%81%23,078$15,327,199,896$664,148
Top 12%83%25,176$15,650,852,470$621,658
Top 13%85%27,274$15,932,653,330$584,170
Top 14%86%29,372$16,180,013,252$550,865
Top 15%87%31,470$16,398,239,649$521,075
Top 16%88%33,568$16,592,245,466$494,288
Top 17%89%35,666$16,766,050,414$470,085
Top 18%90%37,764$16,922,622,411$448,115
Top 19%91%39,862$17,063,993,037$428,077
Top 20%91%41,960$17,192,319,273$409,731
Remaining 80% of recips.9%167,840$1,648,086,611$9,819

‡ 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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