Year of the Pig

China Zodiac Animal - Pig

Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043...

Pig is not thought to be a smart animal in China. It likes sleeping and eating and becomes fat. Thus it usually features laziness and clumsiness. On the positive side, it behaves itself, has no plan to harm others, and can bring affluence to people. Consequently, it has been regarded as wealth.

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Hai
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Shui (Water)
Yin Yang: Yin

Years of the Pig

Pig Year Start End
1923 Feb.16,1923 Feb.4,1924
1935 Feb.4,1935 Jan.23,1936
1947 Jan.22,1947 Feb.9,1948
1959 Feb.8,1959 Jan.27,1960
1971 Jan.27,1971 Feb.24,1972
1983 Feb.13,1983 Feb.1,1984
1995 Jan.31,1995 Feb.18,1996
2007 Feb.18,2007 Feb.6,2008
2019 Feb.5,2019 Jan.24,2020
2031 Jan.23,2031 Feb.10,2032

Lucky Signs for People Born in Pig Year:

Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8
Lucky Colors: yellow, grey, brown, gold
Lucky Flowers: hydrangea, pitcher plant, marguerite
Lucky Directions: southeast, northeast

Lucky Numbers and Colors of Pig Lucky Flowers and Directions of Pig
Things Should be Avoided:
  • Unlucky Numbers: 1, 3, 9
  • Unlucky Colors: red, blue, green
  • Unlucky Directions: east, west

People with Chinese zodiac Pig sign are considerate, responsible, independent and optimistic. They always show generousness and mercy to endure other people's mistakes, which help them gain harmonious interpersonal relationships. However, sometimes they will behave lazy and lack actions. In addition, pure hearts would let them be cheated easily in daily life.
  • Strengths
    Warm-hearted, good-tempered, loyal, honest, gentle
  • Weaknesses
    Naive, gullible, sluggish, short-tempered
  • See more about Destiny by Birth Month
  • Perfect Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Sheep
    These combinations always have a high possibility to obtain a sweet and everlasting marriage. When meeting difficulties, they can face them together. More patience and enough encouragement are keys to solve problems. They have common goals and similar values, which add more fun in daily life.
  • Avoid: Snake, Monkey
    Totally different personalities may lead to conflicts. They always have completely contrary opinions about one thing, and cannot reach an agreement because of their stubbornness. If getting married, one would always think about his/her own advantages and feelings, which would hurt the other.
  • See more about Chinese Zodiac Sign Compatibility
  • Best Jobs: Veterinarians, foresters, teachers, civil servants, policemen, doctors, breeders, professors, artists…
  • Best Working Partners: Tiger, Rabbit & Sheep
  • Best Age to Start a Business: 40-50
  • Best Career Field: Restaurant, charity, cram school
  • See more about Pig's Best Business and Career Fields
According to Pig fortune prediction in 2020, people with Pig sign of Chinese character will go through a little ups and downs this year. Pressures from work make them breathless, and they are likely to be calculated by their friends and people with vile characters around them, which is not good for maintaining virtuous relationships. Their wealth fortune won’t be very good because of the unfavorable working environment. For the love and relationship, they will become very popular with the opposite sex. However, if they do not handle the relationship properly, they will lead to marital discord in marriage life.
Pig Luck in 2020
Their personalities are different based on 12 western astrological signs, including lenient Aries, honest Taurus, talented Gemini, prudent Cancer, romantic Leo, right-minded Virgo, loyal Libra, ambitious Scorpio, sensitive Sagittarius, responsible Capricorn, brave Aquarius and gentle Pisces.
  • Blood Type O: They are brave and full of enthusiasm. Most of them are independent. They believe that success should be achieved by own efforts.
  • Blood Type A: Their gentle and optimistic characteristics can always influence people around. They are reliable, and always try their best to help friends who are in trouble.
  • Blood Type B: In most cases, they are honest to everyone, which gives enough sense of security to their partners.
  • Blood Type AB: They have high responsibility towards career, with enviable intelligence and outstanding abilities. They are born leaders that can make full use of everyone’s advantages.

The system of Five Elements in Chinese culture influences people’s character, ability, and luck. See analysis on the following five types of Pigs.

Types Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Pig 1935, 1995 Simple and honest, easygoing, endurable but sometimes impetuous.
Fire Pig 1947, 2007 Dependent, cooperative, owning great ambitions and good luck in wealth.
Earth Pig 1959, 2019 Good at socializing and maintaining interpersonal relation.
Metal Pig 1911, 1971 Gentle, broad-minded, frank, helpful.
Water Pig 1923, 1983 Responsible, serious, like to go one's own way.

Pig Zodiac Eminent Personalities

Henry VIII, Oliver Cromwell, Albert Schweitzer, Christopher Boykin, Ernest Hemingwa, Stephen King, Alfred Hitchcock, Woody Allen, Arnold Schwartzenegger, Ewan McGregor, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jenna Elfman, Julie Andrews, Lucille Ball, Luke Wilson, Mahalia Jackson, Magic Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, Nicholas Brendon, Rachel Weisz, Ronald Reagan, Agyness Deyn, Amber Tamblyn, Amy Winehouse, Carrie Underwood, Mila Kunis, Chiang Kai-shek (an influential Kuomintang leader of 20th century China), Lao She (a Chinese author)
- Last modified on Jun. 14, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by Lavender from MYANMAR | Jul. 02, 2020 09:57Reply
I'm a female wood pig and currently unemployed since Jan. Will i find a good job before 2020 end?
Answers (1)
Answered by Eira from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 06, 2020 00:45

You should keep the positive attitude all the time. Based on the prediction, several chances will appear in the second half of the year. Don't worry. You will finally get a satisfied job.
Asked by Anele from SOUTH AFRICA | Jun. 11, 2020 23:22Reply
Can my friend and I pursue a serious romantic relationship, are we compatible?
I am a metal horse woman born 17/09/1990 he's a water pig born 19/04/1983?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sophie from FINLAND | Jun. 14, 2020 22:42

It is predicted that you are born to be a well-matched couple, sharing a lot in common. :)
Asked by Polina from USA | Jun. 07, 2020 20:53Reply
Confused, please help!!!!!
Male Pig September 11th, 1971 is dating me for almost 2 yrs in October. He already has an unplanned 19 yr old son. My date of birth is February 5th, 1979 and I want a baby with him but he’s against it, we have been arguing a lot because of it. I want to know if it will actually happen & will we stay together?!?! Because other than that, we get along great and I don’t want to lose him!!! :((
Answers (1)
Answered by Sadie from DENMARK | Jun. 14, 2020 22:53

Oh, according to the situation, you should have a deep communication with your partner. Both of you should pay more patience to each other. I think you can handle this and solve the problem finally.
Asked by Claudie from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 07, 2020 17:27Reply
Will I start building my dream home in 2020
Im a 1971 pig woman and my husband is a 1972 rat. We are hoping to start building our dream house soon but not sure about the money. Will we find a way this year?
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Answered by Sarah from DENMARK | Jun. 07, 2020 18:39

The prediction indicates that the situation would be improved a lot in the following months. You can invest some money on low-risked investment fields. In this way, you may earn some extra money. Please have more patience and just accumulate the wealth step by step.
Asked by Gabriela Sanchez Miranda from UNITED STATES | May. 22, 2020 11:58Reply
I lost my job
I was born on November 14, 1995 and I lost my job in March. Will I find something better along the way?
Answers (1)
Answered by Blake from DENMARK | May. 25, 2020 00:56

Yes, you should have more confidence and keep looking for the job in the following months. At the same time, you can learn more skills to improve personal abilities.
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