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
As the Zodiac Year of Birth (Ben Ming Nian) for people of Pig sign, 2019 could be a year full of ups and downs in all respects for them. They could receive support and help from their colleagues and leaders, but might feel stressful under too many regulations. The fortune in wealth is fair. Although they can expect a salary increase and also gain more income from financial products, there could be a lot of unexpected expenditure offsetting the favorable money increase. As for love relationship, single females of this Chinese zodiac may have a fairly good fortune and could start a sweet relationship in Year of the Pig.
Pig Luck in 2019
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)
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Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by Mia from USA | Apr. 17, 2019 07:22Reply
Am starting a new training for a job, would I succeed?
I’m starting a new training for a job opportunity and I am concerned about making it to the end...
Dec 13, 1959
Answers (1)
Answered by Bonne from SPAIN | Apr. 17, 2019 18:55

Your career fortune of this year is not very good and you may meet some challenges at work. However, keep working hard and you may get the chance. Good luck!
Asked by Ichya from NEPAL | Apr. 15, 2019 04:47Reply
I was born in 2007/03/30. Is this year going to be good for my studies?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hailey from USA | Apr. 15, 2019 20:31

Yes, but you may also face some challenges, remember to seek help from teachers and families when you face some problems. Good luck :)
Asked by Adam from UNITED STATES | Apr. 09, 2019 13:49Reply
My grandpa's day sign!!
Ok now!! I have a very interesting question to ask you!! What day sign was my grandpa born within. I know he's the sign of the pig out of the 3rd period he was born within. His date of birth is 3/19/1923.
Answers (1)
Answered by Molly from USA | Apr. 09, 2019 19:56

What do you mean day sign? The Chinese signs are classified according to the year.
Asked by Colm from UK | Apr. 09, 2019 13:23Reply
I am a Male born 8th June 1971. Is there any love in the near future for me?
Answers (2)
Answered by Anne from CANADA | Apr. 09, 2019 19:48

For males, the luck in love relationship is not so great but you can have a try in May. Try to be more active if you meet someone you like. Good luck :)
Answered by Derick from PHILIPPINES | Apr. 19, 2019 00:12

Hi colm. Im derick hope you reply. My email add is
Asked by Sunny from AUSTRALIAN | Apr. 08, 2019 10:15Reply
My birthday is 15 May 68 and I like a lady born on 19 May 1971 - can we be good partners?
Answers (3)
Answered by Nancy from MALAYSIA | Apr. 08, 2019 18:41

Well, it may not be very positive according to the Chinese zodiac compatibility but you can have a try. Good luck to you.
Answered by sunny from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 09, 2019 18:27

Then i should not try . What about a another person DOB 12 May 1977. Will this match be better
Answered by Nancy from MALAYSIA | Apr. 09, 2019 19:45

Yes, it is much better!
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