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.
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 Jul. 08, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by Cynthia Pandes from PHILIPPINES | Jul. 13, 2019 06:56Reply
Do im lucky to my boyfriend?
I was born on August 27,1983 an im in a relationship who was born on March 12,1990.Are we compatible?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ella from NEW ZEALAND | Jul. 14, 2019 10:33

Hi, Cynthia!
In the Chinese Zodiac you are a common pair. Both of you are loyal to family. After getting married, you don’t do immoral things to harm the love relationship. You have common goals to support the family and keep similar values to fight against the difficulties.
Your elements (water and metal) are also compatible.
Looking at your birth charts in the Western astrology, you seem more compatible than incompatible.
In numerology you have similar views and a consistent way of thinking. In case where your views differ, you'll be able without great effort to come to a compromise. You may even think and act in the same way in similar situations... Your purposes in life are similar. As each of you fulfills your life's mission, you both can do it together.
This is a small insight on what your compatibility looks on paper. You have to remember that there's so much more to the compatibility than Chinese Zodiac, Western astrology, numerology etc.
Even if you have a perfect compatibility score, it doesn't mean that you will be compatible in real life. The same goes for when it's the other way around. You have to determine if you're compatible or not.
Hope this helped.
Asked by A LAMA from INDIA | Jul. 04, 2019 00:57Reply
I am born on 26/07/1983 and i am having trouble shifting jobs
been in banking industry for 8 years now. please tell me if i have any career opportunity to change jobs this year
Answers (1)
Answered by Ashley from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 08, 2019 01:04

Yes, based on the detailed prediction, you will still have several chances to change another job. September, November and December will be the lucky time for you.
Asked by Aa from SYDNEY | Jun. 26, 2019 05:02Reply
Born in 10/10/83
Hi. Will I get salary increase or promotion this year? I'm interested to know about my career and wealth. Thank you
Answers (3)
Answered by Charlie from UNITED KINGDOM | Jun. 27, 2019 23:51

Well, to be honest, 2019 is your Ben Ming Nian. It means that you may face several difficulties in this year. If you work harder and harder, you can still catch some opportunities to get a promotion. Don't worry.
Answered by Au from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 03, 2019 06:51

Thank you for the information. Is it possible to find another job / job transfer?
Answered by Charlie | Jul. 03, 2019 18:32

Yes, it is up to you. You will make some new successes in the new job. You should have more confidence about yourself.
Asked by Ai from USA | Jun. 20, 2019 10:59Reply
Hello, I was born in August 5th 1983, how does the rest of the lunar year look for me?
I'm in a relationship with somebody born in October 16th 1978 - are we compatible?
Thank you so much for your time and look forward to hear back from you :)
Answers (4)
Answered by Chase from UKRAINE | Jun. 20, 2019 19:56

Generally speaking, you two can become a harmonious couple. However, you may still face several divergences in daily life. Don't worry. Just show more understanding and patience will help you improve the relationship. Good luck!
Answered by Ai from USA | Jun. 24, 2019 13:36

Thank you so much for your reply! How about my career and finances the rest of this lunar year?
Answered by Chase | Jun. 24, 2019 17:59

In career, you can receive great help and guidance from your colleagues and superiors at work. With these useful advices, you are able to know more common rules at work and thereby avoid making mistakes. About the wealth, your excellent performance at work can ensure a stable salary income.
Answered by Paul from USA | Jun. 26, 2019 10:47

Too old to enjoy the things you do. Especially later in life.

The older half constantly worries if the younger half will have wandering eyes and will find a younger love.
Asked by Halidi from UGANDA | Jun. 17, 2019 23:46Reply
My name is Halid I was born in July 09 1995.
I want to know my life horoscope please.
Answers (3)
Answered by Emerson from UKRAINE | Jun. 18, 2019 23:33

Generally speaking, you may face opportunities and challenges this year because 2019 the the Ben Ming Nian for people born with Chinese zodiac Pig sign. It means that you need to make great efforts to overcome the difficulties and catch the chances. You are not advised to invest money on unfamiliar fields. Otherwise, you may lose some money. You are also advised to focus on maintaining a pleasant interpersonal relationship in 2019.
Answered by Halid from MADAGASCA | Jun. 19, 2019 01:48

Could I get an employment up coming month?
Answered by Emerson | Jun. 19, 2019 18:07

According to the prediction, September, November and December will have many chances for you to find a good job. Good luck!
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