Comparison between French and German economic fundamentals

I do not intend to mince my words. Here are the figures for 2019:

The working week in France is 35 hours, while in Germany it is 40 hours [1]
The percentage of civil servants in the active population in France is 21.9% whereas it is 10.6% in Germany [2]
The number of years of contribution required for a full-rate pension in France in 2020 will be 41.5 while it will be necessary to contribute 45 years in Germany [3].
The public deficit as a ratio of GDP and 2.9% in France [4] while Germany has a surplus of 0.5% [5]

That why I say: