Wheat Subsidies in the United States totaled $2.0 billion in 2011

In 2011, the top 10 percent of wheat subsidy recipients were paid 68 percent of wheat subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2011 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%5,421$180,752,469$33,343
Top 2%31%10,843$279,784,639$25,803
Top 3%39%16,264$354,275,847$21,783
Top 4%45%21,686$413,630,230$19,074
Top 5%51%27,108$462,343,140$17,056
Top 6%55%32,529$503,262,186$15,471
Top 7%59%37,951$538,262,208$14,183
Top 8%62%43,372$568,513,879$13,108
Top 9%65%48,794$594,899,099$12,192
Top 10%68%54,216$618,165,632$11,402
Top 11%70%59,637$638,887,813$10,713
Top 12%72%65,059$657,522,796$10,107
Top 13%74%70,481$674,331,571$9,568
Top 14%76%75,902$689,572,440$9,085
Top 15%77%81,324$703,465,688$8,650
Top 16%79%86,745$716,199,385$8,256
Top 17%80%92,167$727,920,787$7,898
Top 18%81%97,589$738,728,735$7,570
Top 19%82%103,010$748,733,512$7,269
Top 20%83%108,432$758,029,429$6,991
Remaining 80% of recips.17%433,730$152,561,728$352
 

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