Wheat Subsidies in 12th District of Illinois (Rep. Mike Bost) totaled $133 million from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 40 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%7%109$919,156$8,433
Top 1%7%109$919,156$8,433
Top 2%11%219$1,554,455$7,098
Top 2%11%219$1,554,475$7,098
Top 3%16%329$2,150,164$6,535
Top 3%16%329$2,150,184$6,536
Top 4%20%439$2,706,910$6,166
Top 4%20%439$2,706,930$6,166
Top 5%24%549$3,232,715$5,888
Top 5%24%549$3,232,735$5,888
Top 6%27%659$3,727,609$5,656
Top 6%27%659$3,727,629$5,656
Top 7%31%769$4,197,686$5,459
Top 7%31%769$4,197,706$5,459
Top 8%34%879$4,642,997$5,282
Top 8%34%879$4,643,017$5,282
Top 9%37%989$5,063,525$5,120
Top 9%37%989$5,063,545$5,120
Top 10%40%1,099$5,460,374$4,968
Top 10%40%1,099$5,460,394$4,969
Top 11%42%1,209$5,836,193$4,827
Top 11%42%1,209$5,836,213$4,827
Top 12%45%1,319$6,193,599$4,696
Top 12%45%1,319$6,193,619$4,696
Top 13%48%1,428$6,530,667$4,573
Top 13%48%1,428$6,530,687$4,573
Top 14%50%1,538$6,855,157$4,457
Top 14%50%1,538$6,855,177$4,457
Top 15%52%1,648$7,166,767$4,349
Top 15%52%1,648$7,166,815$4,349
Top 16%54%1,758$7,464,138$4,246
Top 16%54%1,758$7,464,288$4,246
Top 17%56%1,868$7,748,777$4,148
Top 17%56%1,868$7,748,927$4,148
Top 18%58%1,978$8,020,051$4,055
Top 18%58%1,978$8,020,201$4,055
Top 19%60%2,088$8,279,187$3,965
Top 19%60%2,088$8,279,337$3,965
Top 20%62%2,198$8,525,737$3,879
Top 20%62%2,198$8,525,891$3,879
Remaining 80% of recips.38%8,794$5,208,737$592
Remaining 80% of recips.38%8,794$5,209,095$592

‡ 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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