Wheat Subsidies in Washington totaled $2.3 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 68 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%265$383,031,473$1,445,402
Top 2%30%530$590,091,616$1,113,380
Top 3%38%795$749,900,310$943,271
Top 4%45%1,060$881,339,982$831,453
Top 5%50%1,325$991,284,827$748,139
Top 6%55%1,590$1,083,932,961$681,719
Top 7%59%1,855$1,163,363,837$627,150
Top 8%63%2,120$1,231,753,931$581,016
Top 9%66%2,385$1,291,444,012$541,486
Top 10%68%2,650$1,344,672,911$507,424
Top 11%71%2,915$1,392,265,398$477,621
Top 12%73%3,180$1,434,819,004$451,201
Top 13%75%3,445$1,473,084,085$427,601
Top 14%77%3,710$1,507,628,813$406,369
Top 15%78%3,975$1,538,974,396$387,163
Top 16%80%4,240$1,567,393,927$369,668
Top 17%81%4,505$1,593,092,878$353,628
Top 18%82%4,770$1,616,666,759$338,924
Top 19%83%5,035$1,638,495,625$325,421
Top 20%84%5,300$1,658,793,180$312,980
Remaining 80% of recips.16%21,200$305,095,841$14,391

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

 

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