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 Nov. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Year of the Pig
Asked by DMCCC2010 | Nov. 10, 2019 16:27Reply
2019 bad year for me Earth Pig
Are my fortunes going to change and this run of bad luck over the last few years start getting better for 2020-2021 and onwards? Born 4th April 1959 and this year has been the worst of my life , I need to know will life get easier or is there still worse to come ..Thank you
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Answered by Aaron from DENMARK | Nov. 10, 2019 22:42
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Hi, you should keep the positive attitude toward life. 2019 is Ben Ming Nian for you. Thus you faced several difficulties. However, the situations would change into a better stage in 2020. Don't worry.
Asked by tanya tully from INDIA | Nov. 07, 2019 03:36Reply
I am born in 5th March , 1971 , will I find love and companionship soon later in the year ?
or I am going to be single
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Answered by Thomas from USA | Nov. 07, 2019 22:02
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According to the Chinese zodiac prediction, your luck in love relationship would become better in 2020.
You have enough personal charm. You can join in more social activities on weekends with friends. Maybe you can meet your soul mate there.
Asked by Crystal Turner from UNITED STATES | Nov. 05, 2019 17:29Reply
The year of the pig for a pig
I’m having serious issues in my marriage- to the point of divorce. I’m concerned if I’m making the right choice to leave.
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Answered by Ollie from CANADA | Nov. 05, 2019 19:34
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According to the situation, you should follow your heart. If you think that the problems in the marriage life cannot be solved, you should leave. Anyway, you deserve better person.
Asked by Vivyan from USA | Nov. 02, 2019 22:34Reply
Will I be able to have a good relationship this year?
Im born 1995. Ive been having problems with my girlfriend this year and we almost broke up. We are both pigs born the same year. Ive been having a year full of ups and downs but i just worry about my relationship.
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Answered by Deirdre from SINGAPORE | Nov. 03, 2019 23:42
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The prediction shows that your love relationship will be improved in 2020. In daily life, you two need to show more understanding and patience to each other. When meeting divergences, you two are suggested to have more communications. In this way, there would have less misunderstand.
Asked by Alina Ahmady from CANADA | Nov. 01, 2019 11:01Reply
Born May 8, 1974. So many issues lately in my life, the ones at work bothers me the most.
Am I going to lose my job? Any brighter times coming soon?
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Answered by Deborah from USA | Nov. 04, 2019 00:04
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Well, based on the prediction, there won't have many difficulties in your job in 2020. You should work harder and harder in order to make some breakthroughs. In this way, you will receive the appreciation from your bosses.
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