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)
- Last modified on Mar. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by aditisingh from INDIA | Mar. 18, 2019 09:59Reply
My bday is 11-oct-1995 ,When I'm getting a job?
Answers (2)
Answered by Helen from USA | Mar. 18, 2019 20:30

Hi, this year is your zodiac year of birth and you may suffer some challenges. However, things may get better in the nest half year. You need to capture every chance and strive for it. Take more interviews as you can and you may find a good job soon. Good luck!
Answered by Aditi from INDIA | Mar. 19, 2019 00:14

Thanx helen
Asked by NK from USA | Mar. 16, 2019 23:38Reply
My birthday is 03-31-1995. What will my career/money be like in 2019? My fiancé is 06-25-1958.
Are we a good match? When should we get married?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sally from NETHERLANDS | Mar. 18, 2019 01:32

Hi, your love compatibility is just on average and you need to think more carefully about the marriage. However, the compatibility is also just a kind of reference and you need to follow your heart. Best wishes!
Asked by Aparna from INDIA | Mar. 12, 2019 00:47Reply
I am a horse born on nov1 1990 , do I get chance to work in other countries in future ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Andy from NEW ZEALAND | Mar. 12, 2019 20:33

Hi, you may get some good chances at work this year but there is no clue about if you can work abroad in the future. However, you can work hard to master more skills and wait for chances. Good luck!
Asked by Ragini SINGH from AUSTRALIA | Mar. 11, 2019 18:25Reply
Hi, born 16 feb. 1959
what does 2019 hold for me? In love, job,future.

Answers (1)
Answered by Sandra from BRAZIL | Mar. 12, 2019 20:30

Hi, this year is a comparatively stable year for you. There will be no large changes in your life and there will be a steady growth in wealth aspect. In love relationship, you will have a very good luck.
Asked by Naomi from USA | Mar. 05, 2019 14:28Reply
I'm am an 8.3.1995 and I was wondering for dating if I should go for older guys or younger guys?
And what zodiac sign will I get along with best in love?
Answers (2)
Answered by Anne from NETHERLANDS | Mar. 05, 2019 17:50

Hi, it is okay for you to date with people in different ages and just follow your heart. For the people with sign of Pig, the Tiger, Rabbit and Sheep are your most matched signs.
Answered by NK from USA | Mar. 16, 2019 23:45

Hey Naomi! I’m also born in the year 1995 and my fiancé is born 1958 lol. It’s been working out perfectly. I honestly think he’s the love of my life. I’ve always been into older men as well.
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