Subtotal, Disaster Payments in the United States totaled $2.1 billion in 2008

In 2008, the top 10 percent of disaster payment recipients were paid 61 percent of disaster payments.

Pct. of Recipients Pct. of Payments Number of Recipients Total Payments 2008 Payment per Recipient
Top 1%17%4,120$358,443,141$87,001
Top 2%27%8,240$554,733,332$67,322
Top 3%34%12,360$700,553,461$56,679
Top 4%40%16,481$818,376,977$49,656
Top 5%44%20,601$917,835,005$44,553
Top 6%49%24,721$1,003,768,487$40,604
Top 7%52%28,842$1,079,136,279$37,415
Top 8%56%32,962$1,146,381,024$34,779
Top 9%58%37,082$1,206,694,367$32,541
Top 10%61%41,203$1,261,161,673$30,608
Top 11%64%45,323$1,310,644,794$28,918
Top 12%66%49,443$1,355,878,995$27,423
Top 13%68%53,564$1,397,365,739$26,088
Top 14%70%57,684$1,435,501,021$24,886
Top 15%71%61,804$1,470,805,296$23,798
Top 16%73%65,925$1,503,545,228$22,807
Top 17%74%70,045$1,533,951,107$21,900
Top 18%76%74,165$1,562,303,402$21,065
Top 19%77%78,286$1,588,795,490$20,295
Top 20%78%82,406$1,613,593,367$19,581
Remaining 80% of recips.22%329,626$450,045,456$1,365
 

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