Soybean Subsidies in 15th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus) totaled $1.0 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of soybean subsidy recipients were paid 36 percent of soybean subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%7%404$4,262,734$10,551
Top 2%11%809$6,966,260$8,611
Top 3%14%1,214$9,344,167$7,697
Top 4%18%1,619$11,623,926$7,180
Top 5%21%2,024$13,813,393$6,825
Top 6%25%2,429$15,916,317$6,553
Top 7%28%2,834$17,938,422$6,330
Top 8%31%3,239$19,885,255$6,139
Top 9%34%3,644$21,751,947$5,969
Top 10%36%4,049$23,540,275$5,814
Top 11%39%4,454$25,250,472$5,669
Top 12%41%4,859$26,893,994$5,535
Top 13%44%5,263$28,469,262$5,409
Top 14%46%5,668$29,986,737$5,291
Top 15%49%6,073$31,445,826$5,178
Top 16%51%6,478$32,850,423$5,071
Top 17%53%6,883$34,202,066$4,969
Top 18%55%7,288$35,503,307$4,871
Top 19%57%7,693$36,757,508$4,778
Top 20%59%8,098$37,965,197$4,688
Remaining 80% of recips.41%32,394$26,864,061$829

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

 

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