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To understand how the TSP calculates rates of return for any given period of time and determines compound annual returns, read the Fact Sheet Calculating Periodic Returns and Compound Annual Returns.

Average Annual Returns (As of December 2019)
  L IncomeL 2025L 2030L 2035L 2040L 2045L 2050L 2055L 2060L 2065G FundF FundC FundS FundI Fund
1-Year 7.60% - 17.60% - 20.69% - 23.33% - - - 2.24% 8.68% 31.45% 27.97% 22.47%
3-Year 4.79% - 9.10% - 10.26% - 11.26% - - - 2.49% 4.16% 15.25% 11.14% 9.97%
5-Year 3.96% - 7.04% - 7.82% - 8.49% - - - 2.27% 3.25% 11.71% 9.17% 6.20%
10-Year 4.32% - 8.47% - 9.41% - - - - - 2.23% 3.99% 13.59% 13.08% 5.85%
Since Inception  4.26% - 6.72% - 7.24% - 9.51% - - - 4.94% 6.14% 10.66% 9.19% 5.00%
Inception Date  08/01/0507/31/2008/01/0507/31/2008/01/0507/31/2001/31/1107/31/2007/31/2107/31/2104/01/8701/29/8801/29/8805/01/0105/01/01
Calendar Year Returns
  L IncomeL 2025L 2030L 2035L 2040L 2045L 2050L 2055L 2060L 2065G FundF FundC FundS FundI Fund
2015 1.85% - 1.04% - 0.73% - 0.45% - - - 2.04% 0.91% 1.46% (2.92%) (0.51%)
2016 3.58% - 7.07% - 7.90% - 8.65% - - - 1.82% 2.91% 12.01% 16.35% 2.10%
2017 6.19% - 14.54% - 16.77% - 18.81% - - - 2.33% 3.82% 21.82% 18.22% 25.42%
2018 0.71% - (3.58%) - (4.89%) - (6.02%) - - - 2.91% 0.15% (4.41%) (9.26%) (13.43%)
2019 7.60% - 17.60% - 20.69% - 23.33% - - - 2.24% 8.68% 31.45% 27.97% 22.47%
YTD (0.23%) - (2.80%) - (3.64%) - (4.42%) - - - 0.59% 6.08% (3.15%) (5.85%) (11.08%)
Monthly Returns (Past 12 Months)
  L IncomeL 2025L 2030L 2035L 2040L 2045L 2050L 2055L 2060L 2065G FundF FundC FundS FundI Fund
2019
Jul 0.19% - 0.21% - 0.22% - 0.22% - - - 0.18% 0.21% 1.44% 1.64% (2.09%)
Aug (0.12%) - (0.96%) - (1.22%) - (1.46%) - - - 0.18% 2.60% (1.59%) (4.19%) (1.77%)
Sep 0.51% - 1.28% - 1.50% - 1.69% - - - 0.14% (0.54%) 1.87% 1.06% 2.87%
Oct 0.70% - 1.67% - 1.95% - 2.20% - - - 0.14% 0.28% 2.16% 1.93% 3.60%
Nov 0.71% - 1.77% - 2.10% - 2.38% - - - 0.14% (0.05%) 3.63% 4.54% 1.15%
Dec 0.74% - 1.83% - 2.15% - 2.43% - - - 0.16% (0.08%) 3.01% 2.15% 3.24%
2020
Jan 0.01% - (0.45%) - (0.59%) - (0.71%) - - - 0.17% 1.91% (0.04%) (0.62%) (2.73%)
Feb (1.52%) - (4.65%) - (5.58%) - (6.39%) - - - 0.13% 1.82% (8.24%) (8.01%) (7.74%)
Mar (3.09%) - (8.72%) - (10.42%) - (11.90%) - - - 0.11% (0.64%) (12.40%) (21.40%) (13.87%)
Apr 2.52% - 6.71% - 8.02% - 9.16% - - - 0.07% 1.78% 12.81% 15.81% 6.42%
May 1.23% - 3.25% - 3.88% - 4.43% - - - 0.06% 0.46% 4.76% 8.79% 4.50%
Jun 0.73% - 1.81% - 2.14% - 2.42% - - - 0.06% 0.63% 1.99% 4.00% 3.44%
Last 12 mo  2.52% - 2.95% - 2.96% - 2.86% - - - 1.54% 8.65% 7.41% 0.84% (4.82%)

Percentages in (   ) are negative.

The L 2010 Fund and the L 2020 Fund have been retired. To view the share price history, monthly returns, and annual returns of these funds during the time they were available, visit the Retired Funds page.