Cotton Subsidies in 5th District of Louisiana (Rep. Ralph Abraham) totaled $1.8 billion from 1995-2020‡.

From 1995 to 2020, the top 10 percent of cotton subsidy recipients were paid 79 percent of cotton subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2020‡ Payment per Recipient
Top 1%27%110$49,102,016$446,382
Top 2%39%221$71,642,919$324,176
Top 3%48%332$87,958,269$264,935
Top 4%55%443$100,907,815$227,783
Top 5%61%554$111,540,190$201,336
Top 6%66%665$120,634,685$181,406
Top 7%70%776$128,273,127$165,300
Top 8%74%887$134,749,154$151,916
Top 9%77%998$140,243,025$140,524
Top 10%79%1,109$144,943,106$130,697
Top 11%82%1,220$148,893,717$122,044
Top 12%83%1,331$152,163,646$114,323
Top 13%85%1,442$154,944,344$107,451
Top 14%86%1,553$157,287,285$101,280
Top 15%87%1,664$159,291,073$95,728
Top 16%88%1,775$161,033,956$90,723
Top 17%89%1,886$162,567,708$86,197
Top 18%90%1,997$163,924,640$82,085
Top 19%91%2,108$165,142,086$78,341
Top 20%91%2,219$166,226,423$74,911
Remaining 80% of recips.9%8,879$16,149,200$1,819

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

 

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