Commodity subsidies in Wisconsin totaled $5.5 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 67 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%1,058$1,104,189,885$1,043,658
Top 2%31%2,116$1,676,655,043$792,370
Top 3%38%3,175$2,099,140,976$661,147
Top 4%44%4,233$2,437,587,701$575,853
Top 5%50%5,292$2,720,462,668$514,071
Top 6%54%6,350$2,963,074,695$466,626
Top 7%58%7,409$3,176,975,419$428,799
Top 8%61%8,467$3,367,053,484$397,668
Top 9%64%9,526$3,537,605,241$371,363
Top 10%67%10,584$3,691,422,825$348,774
Top 11%70%11,642$3,831,104,410$329,076
Top 12%72%12,701$3,958,303,332$311,653
Top 13%74%13,759$4,074,852,664$296,159
Top 14%76%14,818$4,181,447,139$282,187
Top 15%78%15,876$4,278,659,120$269,505
Top 16%80%16,935$4,368,111,016$257,934
Top 17%81%17,993$4,450,508,966$247,347
Top 18%82%19,052$4,526,466,448$237,585
Top 19%84%20,110$4,596,486,220$228,567
Top 20%85%21,169$4,661,186,233$220,189
Remaining 80% of recips.15%84,676$833,065,418$9,838

‡ 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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