Total Direct Payments in the United States totaled $53.8 billion from 1995-2014.

From 1995 to 2014, 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 1995-2014 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%20%17,894$10,508,818,461$587,282
Top 2%30%35,789$16,022,617,699$447,697
Top 3%38%53,684$20,369,157,052$379,427
Top 4%45%71,579$23,969,296,258$334,865
Top 5%50%89,474$27,023,301,376$302,024
Top 6%55%107,368$29,651,164,450$276,164
Top 7%59%125,263$31,937,296,473$254,962
Top 8%63%143,158$33,942,785,780$237,100
Top 9%66%161,053$35,707,694,778$221,714
Top 10%69%178,948$37,268,593,892$208,265
Top 11%72%196,843$38,658,363,376$196,392
Top 12%74%214,737$39,899,475,687$185,806
Top 13%76%232,632$41,010,901,582$176,291
Top 14%78%250,527$42,008,906,267$167,682
Top 15%80%268,422$42,908,044,071$159,853
Top 16%81%286,317$43,720,328,712$152,699
Top 17%83%304,212$44,457,039,679$146,138
Top 18%84%322,106$45,127,935,476$140,103
Top 19%85%340,001$45,740,828,038$134,531
Top 20%86%357,896$46,301,198,142$129,371
Remaining 80% of recips.14%1,431,587$7,536,607,130$5,265
 

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