2020 Chinese Zodiac - Metal Rat

Which type of Rat are people born in 2020 Chinese Zodiac Year?

In Chinese calendar, the year of 2020 belongs to Chinese zodiac Rat. And as Chinese people believe that every year there is a corresponding element in the Five Elements, the Rat people born in this year is the Metal Rat. To identify them according to Gregorian calendar, people born from January 25, 2020 to February 11, 2021 are the Metal Rat and people born from January 1 to 24 in 2020 is the previous Chinese zodiac Earth Pig.


Lucky Signs for 2020 Metal Rat

Lucky numbers: 3, 5

Lucky colors: blue, white


Best month of birth

March, April and October in Chinese calendar


Personality Traits of the 2020 Chinese Zodiac Metal Rat

Rat people born in 2020 are smart and optimistic. They always face life with a positive attitude. In most cases, they have very keen intuition and rich imagination. They are especially interested in new things and have a strong adaptability to the environment, so they can handle most of the problems well. They attach great importance to the family, and they can also handle interpersonal relationships well, which can often bring joy to the people around them.

But they may lack courage in doing things. If they cannot overcome the shortcoming, they may not become a good manager. In addition, they are a little stubborn and selfish. They sometimes like to dispute with others and may not listen to their opinions easily.

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As most of the Metal Rat is shy in their early age, they barely contact with other people, the only thing they can do is study. So their academic performance will always be good. However, communicate with classmates and teachers more is a good way to improve their score. So they should better get rid of their shortcoming and try to talk to others to improve their study.


People born in 2020, the year of Chinese zodiac Rat will have a pretty good career luck through their life. On the one hand, because of their character, they will take their work very seriously and responsibly. On the other hand, after entering the society, they are getting to know how to get along well with leaders and colleagues. They will be respect by colleagues and get the appreciation of leaders, therefore, they will have great improvement in their career.

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The Metal Rat will accumulate a considerable amount of money. Because they are careful and steady in their work, they can earn good wages. Moreover, they have excellent financial management ability. So they can earn considerable income in both stocks and investments. But there is only one thing they need to remember: do not be too greedy; otherwise, it is possible to lose all their money.

Love and Relationships

The Metal Rat was pretty introverted when they were students. It is difficult for them to open their heart to others, so the relationship between them and their classmates and teachers will not be very close, which leaving people an impression of being inaccessible. In fact, they are very kind and eager to make friends with others. After entering society, their character will be changed. They will make a lot of best friends so that they become optimistic and lively.

As for love, it may be hard for people born in the year of Chinese zodiac Rat to find the right person by themselves. Because of their own personality, they are not likely to pursue the people they like actively when they were young. After work, because they are busy with their career, they do not have much time to pursue love. So, the Metal Rat may meet their spouse through the introduction of their families and friends. If they don't like this way, they should boldly and actively pursue him / her when they meet people they like.

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Generally speaking, people born in 2020 Chinese zodiac Rat will have a relatively healthy body. As adults, they should drink as little as possible to protect their liver and gallbladder. Secondly, they had better eat less greasy and spicy food in their diet. After work, they could walk outdoors or climb mountains regularly to improve their health.

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- Last updated on Jan. 06, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
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