Year of the Pig

 2019 is the Year of the Pig according to Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Earth Pig, starting from Feb. 5, 2019 (Chinese New Year) and lasting to Jan. 24, 2020.
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
According to the detailed Chinese zodiac prediction, 2018, the Year of the Dog, will bring nice fortune for Pig people. Generally speaking, they will be provided with chances to obtain success in career and wealth. Single people born with Chinese zodiac Pig sign may easily find their soul mates. As the Zodiac Year of Birth (Ben Ming Nian), 2019 could be a year full of ups and downs in all respects for them. They could receive support from their colleagues. The fortune in wealth is fair. As for love relationship, single females of Chinese zodiac Pig may start a sweet relationship in 2019.
Pig Luck in 2018
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.

Celebrities Born with Chinese zodiac Pig

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 Dec. 03, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by rose from PHILIPPINES | Dec. 02, 2018 22:05Reply
hi i was born OCTOBER 18,1995
im planning to apply for work .. can i get a job this year ? 2018 is not for me .
Answers (1)
Answered by Jim from NEW ZEALAND | Dec. 03, 2018 16:05

2019 is your zodiac year of birth and you may face more challenges in the next year, especially in career aspects. However, you will also meet a lot of opportunities. Try to be more positive and catch every chance . Good luck!
Asked by TM from CANADA | Nov. 29, 2018 06:44Reply
I am born on March 1, 1971 western calendar at around 6:30 am. Will I get a new job this year?
Where I will work in the field of my training and education?
Answers (1)
Answered by Banner from CANADA | Nov. 29, 2018 18:05

Hi, 2019 will be your Zodiac Year, which means you will face a lot of challenges in the next year. You have a great chance to get a new job. Also, you will face some ups and downs in career. There is no clear clues to indicate where you will work.
Asked by lesley barkmeyer from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 28, 2018 06:16Reply
I was born july 6th,1959 Will I ever find my soulmate in 2019???
Answers (1)
Answered by James from NEW ZEALAND | Nov. 28, 2018 18:03

Hi,on the basis of your fortune in 2019, it has a great chance for you to meet a well-matched partner. However, you need to be more active and confident. Best wishes.
Asked by Surjo Boro from INDIA | Nov. 26, 2018 13:29Reply
What should I do to earn a living?
Born on 23 march 1995, around 09:30 am
Blood A+
I'm thin and short (not very physically fit)
I'm unable to decide what should I do in my future.
I'm still living under my parents, I feel bad not doing anything. Please tell the truth even it's worst, I'll make it through
Answers (2)
Answered by Ben from UNITED KINGDOM | Nov. 26, 2018 18:14

Hi, sorry for your experience, the 2019 is your Zodiac Year of Birth, which means you will face a lot of challenges. However, keeping a positive attitude is very important for you to deal with difficulties. Good luck!
Answered by SB from INDIA | Nov. 26, 2018 20:36

Haha sounds scary, anyway thank you very much.
Hope one day I turn out into a useful guy.
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