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
  • 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
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. According to Pig fortune prediction in 2020, people with Pig sign of Chinese character will go through a little ups and downs this year. Their wealth fortune won’t be very good because of the unfavorable working environment. 
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)
- Last modified on Sep. 02, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by April from UNITED STATES | Oct. 11, 2019 19:18Reply
I am a metal pig, born Sept of ‘71.
I started a career change destination last year and plan to continue- moving from 25 plus years as a nurse to writing/publishing/editing.
Is this a good switch for me at this time?
Asked by VL from USA | Sep. 24, 2019 14:09Reply
Will I become wealthy working full time as an artist in visual arts industry?
Born on November 17, 1971.
Will I have a successful career as an artist, or a model/ actress in the next 10 years... or in this life at all?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jordan from POLAND | Sep. 24, 2019 19:27
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You should have more confidence about yourself. The prediction shows that you have enough abilities to get successes. Thus you can just choose the one you really interested in. Good luck!
Asked by chandara mohan from INDIA | Sep. 21, 2019 01:17Reply
Predction in 2020
Dear all
Good Morning!
Name:chandra mohan
D-of-B:06-003-1971
time:2.00 am
Can yu pl tell me How the year 2020 will be for me after tramatic years of 2018/2019 in terms of career,finance and health.thank yu
ragsrds chandra mohan
Answers (1)
Answered by Quinn from UNITED KINGDOM | Sep. 23, 2019 23:45
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Based on the detailed zodiac prediction, you will meet some lucky stars that can provide some necessary help. And you would have a harmonious relationship with people around. Generally speaking, your overall love will become better than last year.
Asked by Guest1982 from CONGO | Aug. 28, 2019 07:45Reply
Education on the horizon?
Hi I am a female, born 5 Dec 1982. I wish to get further education but there seem to be many obstacles. Should I try to get further education or quit on my dreams?
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Answered by Joseph from SINGAPORE | Sep. 02, 2019 01:47
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Yes, I think you should get further education. Maybe you can ask for some suggestions from your friends and family members. See whether if they can provide some help.
Asked by Samyukta from INDIA | Aug. 22, 2019 00:52Reply
Job in my career or life
I'm born in 1983 sep 20th...I want to know if I have a chance of being a government employee or what else should I do..
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Answered by Muhammad from CANADA | Aug. 22, 2019 22:55
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According to the prediction, if you prepare it very well, then you will have a large chance to become a government employee. No matter what is the final result, you should still keep the positive attitude towards life. :)
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