Corn Subsidies in the United States totaled $3.9 billion in 2009

In 2009, the top 10 percent of corn subsidy recipients were paid 57 percent of corn subsidies.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2009 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%13%6,795$246,003,866$36,204
Top 2%21%13,591$400,425,106$29,463
Top 3%28%20,387$527,031,273$25,851
Top 4%33%27,182$635,371,676$23,375
Top 5%38%33,978$730,323,075$21,494
Top 6%43%40,774$814,695,905$19,981
Top 7%47%47,569$890,383,382$18,718
Top 8%50%54,365$958,701,400$17,635
Top 9%54%61,161$1,020,819,206$16,691
Top 10%57%67,956$1,077,631,651$15,858
Top 11%59%74,752$1,129,794,041$15,114
Top 12%62%81,548$1,177,701,075$14,442
Top 13%64%88,343$1,221,847,653$13,831
Top 14%66%95,139$1,262,715,869$13,272
Top 15%68%101,935$1,300,636,406$12,759
Top 16%70%108,730$1,335,882,021$12,286
Top 17%72%115,526$1,368,676,135$11,847
Top 18%74%122,322$1,399,244,269$11,439
Top 19%75%129,117$1,427,761,542$11,058
Top 20%77%135,913$1,454,417,603$10,701
Remaining 80% of recips.23%543,655$445,757,706$820
 

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