Commodity subsidies in Washington totaled $2.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%372$570,471,504$1,533,526
Top 2%31%745$876,698,715$1,176,777
Top 3%39%1,118$1,108,261,012$991,289
Top 4%46%1,491$1,293,027,275$867,222
Top 5%51%1,864$1,443,184,852$774,241
Top 6%56%2,236$1,569,419,850$701,887
Top 7%59%2,609$1,677,888,572$643,116
Top 8%63%2,982$1,772,027,823$594,241
Top 9%66%3,355$1,855,241,704$552,978
Top 10%68%3,728$1,928,996,862$517,435
Top 11%71%4,101$1,994,943,901$486,453
Top 12%73%4,473$2,053,814,438$459,158
Top 13%75%4,846$2,108,359,300$435,072
Top 14%76%5,219$2,157,687,726$413,429
Top 15%78%5,592$2,202,747,364$393,910
Top 16%79%5,965$2,244,036,355$376,201
Top 17%81%6,337$2,281,742,921$360,067
Top 18%82%6,710$2,316,567,022$345,241
Top 19%83%7,083$2,349,006,490$331,640
Top 20%84%7,456$2,378,989,947$319,071
Remaining 80% of recips.16%29,826$445,279,130$14,929

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

 

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