Commodity subsidies in Washington totaled $2.6 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 68 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%355$530,849,093$1,495,350
Top 2%31%711$816,100,969$1,147,821
Top 3%39%1,067$1,030,184,457$965,496
Top 4%46%1,423$1,199,206,327$842,731
Top 5%51%1,778$1,336,548,411$751,715
Top 6%55%2,134$1,452,848,754$680,810
Top 7%59%2,490$1,552,437,550$623,469
Top 8%62%2,846$1,639,198,687$575,966
Top 9%65%3,202$1,715,570,348$535,781
Top 10%68%3,557$1,783,872,175$501,510
Top 11%70%3,913$1,845,504,391$471,634
Top 12%72%4,269$1,900,660,196$445,224
Top 13%74%4,625$1,951,807,034$422,012
Top 14%76%4,980$1,997,885,225$401,182
Top 15%78%5,336$2,040,276,201$382,361
Top 16%79%5,692$2,079,140,244$365,274
Top 17%80%6,048$2,114,714,722$349,655
Top 18%82%6,404$2,147,525,750$335,341
Top 19%83%6,759$2,177,985,586$322,235
Top 20%84%7,115$2,206,225,257$310,081
Remaining 80% of recips.16%28,463$422,228,334$14,834

‡ 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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