Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities Portfolio

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Cumulative Total Returns(as of 08/31/2016)
 1 Year3 Year5 Year 10 YearSince Inception
12/11/2002
Vanguard Infla-Prtd Secur5.13%7.77%7.90% 48.03%80.30%
BloomBarc US Trsy Inflat Prtcd Idx*5.37%8.34% 9.15%54.45%

Year EndedVanguard Infla-Prtd SecurBloomBarc US Trsy Inflat Prtcd Idx
Total ReturnTotal Return
2015–1.86%–1.44%
20143.85%3.64%
2013–9.09%–8.61%
20126.59%6.98%
201113.14%13.56%
20105.87%6.31%
200910.59%11.41%
2008–3.29%–2.35%
200711.13%11.63%
20060.08%0.41%
20052.21%2.84%
20047.69%8.46%
20037.37%8.40%
2002**1.80%

Quarterly Investment Returns(as of 06/30/2016)
YearVanguard Infla-Prtd SecurBloomBarc US Trsy Inflat Prtcd Idx*
First QuarterSecond QuarterThird QuarterFourth QuarterYear-End Return Year-End Average
20164.55%1.69%
20151.22%–1.37%–0.87% –0.82%–1.86%–1.44%
20142.05%3.72%–1.99% 0.12%3.85%3.64%
2013–0.33%–7.41% 0.83%–2.29%–9.09%–8.61%
20120.64%3.19%2.13%0.50%6.59% 6.98%
20111.85%3.31%4.83%2.57%13.14% 13.56%
20100.35%3.83%2.48%–0.85% 5.87%6.31%
20095.26%0.22%2.93%1.85%10.59% 11.41%
20085.16%–0.28%–3.92% –4.01%–3.29%–2.35%
20072.16%–0.73%4.34% 5.02%11.13%11.63%
2006–2.24%0.43%3.39% –1.39%0.08%0.41%

*Includes the inflation-indexed securities within the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. Treasury Bond Index, which represents U.S. Treasury obligations with maturities of more than 1 year.

** Since inception on 12/11/2002

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