Vanguard Total Bond Market Index Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 08/31/2016)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
12/16/2002
Vanguard Ttl Bond Mkt Idx6.00%12.98%15.98% 55.74%74.90%
Spliced BloomBarc USAgg Flt AdjIx*6.15%13.71% 17.53%61.57%

Year EndedVanguard Ttl Bond Mkt IdxSpliced BloomBarc USAgg Flt AdjIx
Total ReturnTotal Return
20150.18%0.44%
20145.71%5.85%
2013–2.32%–1.97%
20123.97%4.32%
20117.49%7.92%
20106.17%6.58%
20095.57%5.93%
20084.51%5.24%
20076.46%6.97%
20063.71%4.33%
20051.85%2.43%
20043.83%4.34%
20033.47%4.10%
2002**0.90%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 06/30/2016)
YearVanguard Ttl Bond Mkt IdxSpliced BloomBarc USAgg Flt AdjIx*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20163.03%2.35%
20151.58%–1.85%1.16% –0.66%0.18%0.44%
20141.86%1.89%0.12%1.73%5.71% 5.85%
2013–0.13%–2.45% 0.51%–0.26%–2.32%–1.97%
20120.26%2.08%1.53%0.06%3.97% 4.32%
20110.28%2.16%3.96%0.92%7.49% 7.92%
20101.64%3.51%2.33%–1.38% 6.17%6.58%
20090.31%1.56%3.62%0.00%5.57% 5.93%
20082.13%–1.12%–0.57% 4.08%4.51%5.24%
20071.31%–0.69%2.86% 2.87%6.46%6.97%
2006–0.72%–0.36% 3.75%1.06%3.71%4.33%

*Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index through December 31, 2009; Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Aggregate Float Adjusted Index thereafter.

** Since inception on 12/16/2002

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