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Vanguard Growth Index Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
12/17/2002
Vanguard Growth Index21.82%50.47%161.83% 106.98%157.90%
Spliced Growth Index*22.17%51.87%166.42% 116.06%

Year EndedVanguard Growth IndexSpliced Growth Index
Total ReturnTotal Return
201332.09%32.47%
201216.75%17.14%
20111.65%1.96%
201016.73%17.23%
200935.96%36.50%
2008–38.46%–38.22%
200712.29%12.73%
20068.45%9.20%
20054.73%5.25%
20046.59%7.38%
200324.75%26.10%
2002**–1.40%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 03/31/2014)
YearVanguard Growth IndexSpliced Growth Index*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20140.74%
20139.24%1.13%8.41%10.30% 32.09%32.47%
201215.12%–3.87%6.75% –1.17%16.75%17.14%
20114.96%0.82%–13.37% 10.89%1.65%1.96%
20104.79%–12.21%13.29% 12.00%16.73%17.23%
2009–4.28%15.43%14.07% 7.86%35.96%36.50%
2008–10.05%2.26%–12.16% –23.83%–38.46%–38.22%
20071.14%6.57%4.24%–0.06% 12.29%12.73%
20063.13%–4.03%3.68% 5.68%8.45%9.20%
2005–3.59%1.98%3.49% 2.92%4.73%5.25%
20041.30%1.44%–5.06% 9.25%6.59%7.38%

*S&P 500 Growth Index (formerly known as the S&P 500/Barra Growth Index) through May 16, 2003; MSCI US Prime Market Growth Index through April 16, 2013; CRSP US Large Cap Growth Index thereafter.

** Since inception on 12/17/2002

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