Cotton Subsidies in 1st District of Florida (Rep. Matt Gaetz) totaled $128 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 63 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%8$1,590,615$198,827
Top 1%13%8$1,590,615$198,827
Top 2%23%17$2,802,206$164,836
Top 2%23%17$2,802,206$164,836
Top 3%31%26$3,741,406$143,900
Top 3%31%26$3,741,406$143,900
Top 4%37%34$4,468,555$131,428
Top 4%37%34$4,468,555$131,428
Top 5%43%43$5,172,462$120,290
Top 5%43%43$5,172,462$120,290
Top 6%48%52$5,784,233$111,235
Top 6%48%52$5,784,233$111,235
Top 7%52%60$6,251,702$104,195
Top 7%52%60$6,251,702$104,195
Top 8%56%69$6,740,978$97,695
Top 8%56%69$6,740,978$97,695
Top 9%59%78$7,197,786$92,279
Top 9%59%78$7,197,786$92,279
Top 10%63%86$7,574,883$88,080
Top 10%63%86$7,574,883$88,080
Top 11%66%95$7,955,755$83,745
Top 11%66%95$7,955,755$83,745
Top 12%69%104$8,301,197$79,819
Top 12%69%104$8,301,197$79,819
Top 13%71%112$8,581,082$76,617
Top 13%71%112$8,581,082$76,617
Top 14%73%121$8,869,570$73,302
Top 14%73%121$8,869,570$73,302
Top 15%75%130$9,130,547$70,235
Top 15%75%130$9,130,547$70,235
Top 16%77%138$9,341,318$67,691
Top 16%77%138$9,341,318$67,691
Top 17%79%147$9,564,286$65,063
Top 17%79%147$9,564,286$65,063
Top 18%81%156$9,763,910$62,589
Top 18%81%156$9,763,910$62,589
Top 19%82%164$9,923,822$60,511
Top 19%82%164$9,923,822$60,511
Top 20%83%173$10,085,541$58,298
Top 20%83%173$10,085,541$58,298
Remaining 80% of recips.17%695$2,024,148$2,912
Remaining 80% of recips.17%695$2,024,148$2,912

‡ Data for 2019 is incomplete and only includes Market Facilitation Program payments made between January 1, 2019 and October 31, 2019.

 

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