This government is located in southwestern South Korea. It implemented the Balanced Scorecard in 2006 during a period of economic stress. Due to weak industrial structure, the income level of residents was low; the population had been decreasing since 1966; and economic self-reliance ranked close to the lowest level in the nation. By 2007 a positive atmosphere began to emerge among the public officials. Later, significant benefits appeared: population growth turned around; its ability to attract new businesses has grown significantly; and the rate of increase in Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) exceeds the national average.