Conservation payments in 17th District of Illinois (Rep. Cheri Bustos) totaled $399 million from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of conservation payment recipients were paid 40 percent of conservation payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%9%45$1,578,953$35,088
Top 2%15%91$2,656,009$29,187
Top 3%20%136$3,481,386$25,598
Top 4%24%182$4,175,135$22,940
Top 5%27%227$4,772,628$21,025
Top 6%30%273$5,318,071$19,480
Top 7%33%318$5,810,373$18,272
Top 8%36%364$6,267,492$17,218
Top 9%38%409$6,678,912$16,330
Top 10%40%455$7,068,829$15,536
Top 11%42%500$7,424,593$14,849
Top 12%44%546$7,766,605$14,225
Top 13%46%591$8,079,925$13,672
Top 14%48%637$8,385,953$13,165
Top 15%49%682$8,670,705$12,714
Top 16%51%728$8,948,194$12,291
Top 17%52%774$9,219,075$11,911
Top 18%54%819$9,478,840$11,574
Top 19%55%865$9,736,950$11,257
Top 20%57%910$9,983,720$10,971
Remaining 80% of recips.43%3,643$7,657,666$2,102

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

 

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