Vanguard Income Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 05/31/2017)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
12/16/2002
Vanguard Income1.39%4.16%5.18%37.95% 60.30%
Vanguard 529 Income Composite*1.41%4.30%6.00% 40.87%

Year EndedVanguard IncomeVanguard 529 Income Composite
Total ReturnTotal Return
20162.13%2.20%
2015–0.13%0.05%
20143.89%3.86%
2013–3.43%–3.12%
20123.62%3.96%
20117.04%7.38%
20104.74%5.10%
20095.73%5.98%
20082.28%2.55%
20077.24%7.57%
20062.87%3.46%
20052.30%2.69%
20044.11%4.60%
20033.87%4.45%
2002**0.70%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2017)
YearVanguard IncomeVanguard 529 Income Composite*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20170.63%
20162.00%1.39%0.37%–1.62% 2.13%2.20%
20151.10%–1.21%0.39% –0.39%–0.13%0.05%
20141.48%1.85%–0.39% 0.91%3.89%3.86%
2013–0.06%–3.11% 0.47%–0.73%–3.43%–3.12%
20120.27%1.87%1.31%0.13%3.62% 3.96%
20110.65%1.93%3.15%1.15%7.04% 7.38%
20100.98%2.68%1.89%–0.85% 4.74%5.10%
20091.59%0.86%2.64%0.53%5.73% 5.98%
20082.60%–0.48%–1.04% 1.21%2.28%2.55%
20071.48%–0.26%2.84% 3.02%7.24%7.57%

*Consists of the Spliced Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index (34.5%), Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate ex-USD Float Adjusted RIC Capped Index (USD Hedged) (22.5%), Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 0-5 Year TIPS Index (18%), Citigroup 3-Month Treasury Bill Index (21.25%), and Ryan Labs 3 year GIC Index (3.75%). The Spliced Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index consists of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index through December 31, 2009 and the Bloomberg Barclays Aggregate Float Adjusted Index thereafter. The Bloomberg Barclays 0-5 Year TIPS Index replaced the U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Index on November 1, 2015.

** Since inception on 12/16/2002

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