- During 1949-1974, average Gross National Income growth per capita was 4.31% per annum.
- During the next 25 years ranging from 1974 to 1999, the growth of the French economy per capita totted up to 1.78% per annum only.
- From 1999 to 2012, it reached only 0.67% annually.
- Since 2012, the French economic growth has been basically paralysed.
Conclusion? The more EU and the more welfare state, the more unemployment and stagnation.