Why Some Countries Love The European Union

Love the European Union? The charts below show you who receives the most from the EU and who loves the EU the most.

This chart shows you who gets the most from the EU, although it doesn’t tell us how much each country has received or contributed since the inception of the EU.


This chart shows you who loves the EU. No surprise that the countries with their noses firmly in the trough are the ones that love the European Union.

You will find more statistics at Statista

The exceptions are:

Greece, who are big recipient of EU largesse but have been humiliated by the bureaucrats from Brussels

Ireland, who have been beaten up by their Government until they are made to love the EU