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Vanguard Variable Annuity - Total Stock Market Index Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
05/01/2003
VVA-Ttl Stock Market Idx22.10%48.57%164.69% 106.17%165.45%
Spliced Total Market Index*22.54%50.29%170.03% 114.05%

Year EndedVVA-Ttl Stock Market IdxSpliced Total Market Index
Total ReturnTotal Return
201332.89%33.40%
201215.99%16.44%
20110.54%0.92%
201016.77%17.30%
200927.88%28.29%
2008–37.47%–37.36%
20074.85%5.32%
200615.18%15.57%
20055.81%6.29%
200412.21%12.62%
2003**25.59%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVVA-Ttl Stock Market IdxSpliced Total Market Index*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20141.88%
201310.88%2.70%6.09%9.99% 32.89%33.40%
201212.80%–3.25%6.10% 0.16%15.99%16.44%
20116.26%–0.19%–15.33% 11.96%0.54%0.92%
20105.92%–11.23%11.42% 11.46%16.77%17.30%
2009–10.94%16.87%16.17% 5.76%27.88%28.29%
2008–9.56%–1.83% –8.76%–22.80%–37.47% –37.36%
20071.23%5.96%1.40%–3.61% 4.85%5.32%
20065.32%–2.07%4.36% 7.01%15.18%15.57%
2005–2.50%2.28%3.95% 2.07%5.81%6.29%
20042.52%1.23%–1.93% 10.25%12.21%12.62%

*Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Index through June 17, 2005; S&P Total Market Index thereafter.

** Since inception on 05/01/2003

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