Commodity subsidies in 15th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus) totaled $4.2 billion from 1995-2019‡.

From 1995 to 2019, the top 10 percent of commodity payment recipients were paid 67 percent of commodity payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2019‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%453$63,573,043$140,338
Top 2%28%907$103,092,531$113,663
Top 3%36%1,361$134,037,937$98,485
Top 4%43%1,814$159,095,426$87,704
Top 5%48%2,268$180,073,942$79,398
Top 6%53%2,722$198,062,780$72,764
Top 7%57%3,175$213,527,544$67,253
Top 8%61%3,629$226,984,829$62,547
Top 9%64%4,083$238,619,428$58,442
Top 10%67%4,536$248,710,924$54,830
Top 11%69%4,990$257,602,298$51,624
Top 12%71%5,444$265,473,398$48,764
Top 13%73%5,897$272,433,770$46,199
Top 14%75%6,351$278,630,421$43,872
Top 15%76%6,805$284,170,371$41,759
Top 16%77%7,259$289,150,320$39,833
Top 17%79%7,712$293,641,638$38,076
Top 18%80%8,166$297,710,626$36,457
Top 19%81%8,620$301,408,794$34,966
Top 20%82%9,073$304,788,624$33,593
Remaining 80% of recips.18%36,296$68,767,493$1,895

‡ 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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