Conservation payments in 15th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus) totaled $616 million from 1995-2014.

From 1995 to 2014, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 56 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2014 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%16%288$97,120,552$337,224
Top 2%24%576$149,100,413$258,855
Top 3%31%865$187,986,793$217,326
Top 4%36%1,153$219,663,424$190,515
Top 5%40%1,441$246,560,657$171,104
Top 6%44%1,730$270,197,927$156,184
Top 7%47%2,018$291,118,179$144,261
Top 8%50%2,306$310,040,202$134,449
Top 9%53%2,595$327,374,026$126,156
Top 10%56%2,883$343,288,785$119,073
Top 11%58%3,172$357,960,572$112,850
Top 12%60%3,460$371,502,116$107,371
Top 13%62%3,748$384,029,619$102,463
Top 14%64%4,037$395,679,421$98,013
Top 15%66%4,325$406,551,129$94,000
Top 16%68%4,613$416,741,284$90,341
Top 17%69%4,902$426,367,017$86,978
Top 18%71%5,190$435,438,400$83,900
Top 19%72%5,479$444,038,962$81,044
Top 20%73%5,767$452,143,101$78,402
Remaining 80% of recips.27%23,070$163,402,572$7,083
 

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