Total Direct Payments in the United States totaled $53.8 billion from 1995-2016.

From 1995 to 2016, the top 10 percent of Total Direct Payments payment recipients were paid 69 percent of Total Direct Payments recipients.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 1995-2016 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%17,897$10,509,383,529$587,215
Top 2%30%35,795$16,023,892,494$447,657
Top 3%38%53,693$20,370,938,624$379,397
Top 4%45%71,590$23,971,500,620$334,844
Top 5%50%89,488$27,025,964,919$302,007
Top 6%55%107,386$29,654,329,789$276,147
Top 7%59%125,283$31,940,616,025$254,948
Top 8%63%143,181$33,946,214,739$237,086
Top 9%66%161,079$35,711,231,586$221,700
Top 10%69%178,976$37,272,184,969$208,252
Top 11%72%196,874$38,662,034,027$196,380
Top 12%74%214,772$39,903,311,858$185,794
Top 13%76%232,669$41,014,696,791$176,279
Top 14%78%250,567$42,012,726,657$167,671
Top 15%80%268,465$42,911,889,858$159,842
Top 16%81%286,362$43,724,171,002$152,688
Top 17%83%304,260$44,460,926,534$146,128
Top 18%84%322,158$45,131,905,750$140,092
Top 19%85%340,055$45,744,773,171$134,522
Top 20%86%357,953$46,305,131,782$129,361
Remaining 80% of recips.14%1,431,814$7,535,688,486$5,263
 

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