Year of the Pig

Happy Chinese New Year!
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 Chinese zodiac Pig may have a fairly good fortune and could start a sweet relationship in 2019.
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.

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 Jan. 21, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by Asking from CANADA | Jan. 21, 2019 01:09Reply
Will I be married? My Chinese sign is a Pig
I don’t mind if I don’t get married but if I am what year and if not will I be in a relationship also what year......thank you
Asked by Nancy E Jones from UNITED STATES | Jan. 19, 2019 14:32Reply
Is it important to wear red (dob 4-9-1959) in the year, as a pig ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Darcy from MALAYSIA | Jan. 20, 2019 17:51

Yes, for the people who were born in the zodiac year of birth, wearing in red can bring some good luck according to the Chinese tradition.
Asked by Vinay from INDIA | Jan. 19, 2019 01:39Reply
Marraige year?
Vinisha dob is 20 sep that love or arranged
Answers (4)
Answered by Vinay from INDIA | Jan. 19, 2019 23:27

Can you confirm which year 2019 r 2020 is that love or arranged?
Answered by Mia from NETHERLANDS | Jan. 20, 2019 17:48

There is no clue about that but you are not very luck in the love relationship in this year. It is suggested for you to take part in more social activities and to be more active. Good luck.
Answered by Vinay from INDIA | Jan. 21, 2019 03:32

Are there any chances to get marry to Vimal 09/09/1992 and vinisha dob is 20 sep 1992?
Answered by Mia | Jan. 21, 2019 17:21

Yes, it is possible since the love compatibility is great.
Asked by Patty16 from MACAO | Jan. 16, 2019 08:28Reply
Year of the pig getting married this year!
Hi. Im 23, born at sept 16 1995. Planning of getting married at the end of this year to a my 6 yrs boyfriend who is born at feb 21,1990. I just want to ask for saome feng shui. Tha kyou!
Answers (5)
Answered by James from USA | Jan. 16, 2019 19:04

Hi, which kind of aspect do you want to know? You are complimentary to become a good couple so there is no problem in your love relationship. Best wishes!
Answered by Patty16 from MACAU | Jan. 17, 2019 01:21

i just want to seek advice or ask what date is lucky for us to get married . thankyou :)🤗
Answered by James from USA | Jan. 17, 2019 17:15

Hi, the April and May are lucky to get married and the lucky dates include Apr.15, 25, 30 and May 18, 23, 31. You can choose any date from them.
Answered by JING from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 17, 2019 19:19

What is the best month and date to open a business like grocery?
Answered by Baron from ITALY | Jan. 20, 2019 17:39

Hi, it is suggested to give your date of birth first.
Asked by Jennytay from MALAYSIA | Jan. 15, 2019 03:03Reply
DOB 15-08-1976 (dragon) female
Hai would like need advice wear what lucky color for first day on Chinese New Year and what to avoid and hope to know good and bad in 2019 thank you
Answers (4)
Answered by Dennis from MALAYSIA | Jan. 15, 2019 19:22

Your lucky colors are gold, silver and hoary. Avoid arguing with others or crying on the first day of the Chinese New Year. The luck in 2019 is great in career aspect and you are likely to welcome a peak at work but you need to pay more attention to the love relationship.
Answered by Jennytay from MALAYSIA | Jan. 17, 2019 06:58

Thanks Mr Dennis. Gong xi fa chai wish u all the best
Answered by Jennytay from MALAYSIA | Jan. 17, 2019 07:27

Hai on first day red shirt grey skirt ok ? the rest day any colour can? Thanks
Answered by Dennis | Jan. 17, 2019 17:07

It's ok and the red color is the theme color of the Chinese New Year.
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