Cotton Subsidies in 8th District of Georgia (Rep. Austin Scott) totaled $1.1 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 32 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%8%36$584,957$16,249
Top 2%11%72$794,711$11,038
Top 3%14%108$998,518$9,246
Top 4%17%144$1,196,789$8,311
Top 5%19%181$1,394,565$7,705
Top 6%22%217$1,581,653$7,289
Top 7%24%253$1,764,527$6,974
Top 8%27%289$1,942,438$6,721
Top 9%29%325$2,115,953$6,511
Top 10%32%362$2,290,067$6,326
Top 11%34%398$2,455,459$6,169
Top 12%36%434$2,616,015$6,028
Top 13%38%470$2,773,090$5,900
Top 14%41%506$2,926,608$5,784
Top 15%43%543$3,080,726$5,674
Top 16%45%579$3,225,885$5,571
Top 17%47%615$3,367,201$5,475
Top 18%49%651$3,504,918$5,384
Top 19%50%687$3,638,987$5,297
Top 20%52%724$3,773,294$5,212
Remaining 80% of recips.48%2,896$3,434,058$1,186

‡ 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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