Commodity subsidies in 15th District of Illinois (Rep. John Shimkus) totaled $4.7 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, 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 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%18%482$66,434,416$137,831
Top 2%28%964$107,394,955$111,406
Top 3%37%1,447$139,155,852$96,169
Top 4%44%1,929$164,746,799$85,405
Top 5%49%2,411$186,041,746$77,164
Top 6%54%2,894$204,200,825$70,560
Top 7%58%3,376$219,717,647$65,082
Top 8%62%3,858$233,082,667$60,415
Top 9%65%4,341$244,523,941$56,329
Top 10%67%4,823$254,461,031$52,760
Top 11%70%5,305$263,165,290$49,607
Top 12%72%5,788$270,832,653$46,792
Top 13%73%6,270$277,576,977$44,271
Top 14%75%6,753$283,564,515$41,991
Top 15%76%7,235$288,899,896$39,931
Top 16%78%7,717$293,688,633$38,057
Top 17%79%8,200$298,000,184$36,341
Top 18%80%8,682$301,888,525$34,772
Top 19%81%9,164$305,434,986$33,330
Top 20%82%9,647$308,697,949$31,999
Remaining 80% of recips.18%38,589$69,932,403$1,812

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

 

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