Year of the Pig

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 calculation 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
  • Feb.16,1923-Feb.4,1924
  • Feb.4,1935-Jan.23,1936
  • Jan.22,1947-Feb.9,1948
  • Feb.8,1959-Jan.27,1960
  • Jan.27,1971-Feb.24,1972
  • Feb.13,1983-Feb.1,1984
  • Jan.31,1995-Feb.18,1996
  • Feb.18,2007-Feb.6,2008
  • Feb.5,2019-Jan.24,2020
  • Jan.23,2031-Feb.10,2032
  • Feb.10,2043-Jan.29,2044
  • Jan.28,2055-Feb.14,2056

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 relationship. However, sometimes they would 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
  • Perfect Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Sheep
    These combinations always have 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
The Chinese zodiac prediction indicates that 2017 brings an average fortune to people born in the Year of the Pig. Those who make frequent business trips will probably witness pleasant changes in their career and wealth. The luck will be better if they can put forward new ideas and adopt new strategies. Their interpersonal relationship needs more attention; or they might feel quite lonely, and find nobody willing to help when they are in trouble. As for health, they should do more exercise and lead a healthy and balanced diet.
Pig Luck in 2017
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 all 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, 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)