Vanguard Variable Annuity - Conservative Allocation Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 12/31/2017)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
VVA-Conserv Allocation10.57%16.77%35.36% 50.60%
Conservative AllocationComposite Ix*10.95%18.28% 38.55%

Year EndedVVA-Conserv AllocationConservative AllocationComposite Ix
Total ReturnTotal Return

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 12/31/2017)
YearVVA-Conserv AllocationConservative AllocationComposite Ix*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20172.96%2.26%2.41%2.55%10.57% 10.95%
20162.18%2.11%2.27%–0.93% 5.71%6.27%
20151.98%–1.11%–2.71% 1.82%–0.09%0.32%
20141.81%3.06%–0.45% 2.06%6.60%7.09%
20133.18%–1.05%3.19% 3.21%8.74%9.38%
20124.96%–0.59%3.49% 0.88%8.93%9.40%

*Weighted 48% Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, 28% S&P Total Market Index, 12% Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index, and 12% FTSE Global All Cap ex US Index as of June 3, 2013. Previously, the composite was 60% Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index, 28% S&P Total Market Index, and 12% MSCI ACWI ex USA IMI Index through June 2, 2013. International stock benchmark returns are adjusted for withholding taxes.

** Since inception on 10/19/2011


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