Pig - Personality and Characteristics


Ebullient, flexible, gentle, optimistic

Most people born in the Chinese zodiac Pig sign possess a genial and accommodating personality and would not harm others. They often hold unique attitudes and standpoints among their peers. They are rather super endurance in trying to achieve their goals step by step. However, they may at times become hotheaded when in trouble. Fortunately, they are quick in adaptation to rebuild their confidence.


Good-tempered, kind-hearted, positive, loyal

People born in the Year of the Pig are honest and frank in personality, with chivalrous and gallant manners. They have a calm appearance and a strong heart. They do whatever they want with strength. They are tolerant and optimistic, but not until they become your friends can their virtue, advantages and fidelity to friendship be appreciated. They are quick tempered, but hate arguments and quarreling. They are kind to their loved ones. They are not afraid of difficulties and problems but when faced with them, they try to work them out gradually. They treat friends sincerely and do not tell lies unless they have to. They are lighthearted and usually fall asleep easily.


Gullible, slow-witted, faltering

Putting too much trust and sometimes naïve characteristics may be their shortfalls to point that they can easily fall into traps. Although they are loyal to friends but they actually do not have many friends in return. They are hot-tempered and impulsive and are not good in communication. If they play pranks on people, they won' t know when to stop.


Active, fervent, impetuous

Pig personalities usually have amazing patience and willpower in their career. Their strong will makes them brave and persist in pursuing their dreams. Their optimistic attitudes easily can influence those around them, making the working atmosphere relaxing and comfortable. However, sometimes, they lack well-planned proposals and goals, which may lead to inefficiency. Thus, they are advised to make a detailed schedule in work. In addition, their enthusiastic character would cause impulsive judgments. They are thus advised to calm down and listen to others' advices.

 Best Jobs for Pigs

Purity and integrity are their shining personality traits, making them suitable for jobs related to education and public affairs. They also have strong curiosity about new knowledge. Thus they may get some achievements in science and art fields. In addition, they usually pursue simple and slow-paced life, so jobs with low pressure are suitable for them.

Suitable Jobs: teacher, artist, salesman, or scientist.

 See more about
Pig's Best Business and Career Fields
Pig's Best Jobs and Working Partners 


Nice income, lack of manage plan, money shortage

Generally speaking, people born in the Year of the Pig have better fortune than others. They tend to always find golden chances to create abundant wealth, earning lots of money in their early and middle ages. However, they are not good at managing finances, squandering easily. Most of them don' t know how to save money or use the idle capital to invest. Their budgets are always in crisis. Thus, they are advised to manage their wealth carefully as it will become very useful for their old age.

Love and Relationships

Considerate, romantic, passionate

A person with 'Pig' personality is usually an ideal life partner. When they are attracted by someone, they will behave crazily enthusiastic. Lots of surprises and gifts always capture others' hearts easily. They are good at observing lovers' emotional ups and downs and can be the best listener to hear out their complaints. Most of them will have enough patience to encourage their soul mates to snap out of their grievances. In addition, they are good assistants in giving useful suggestions to their lovers' career. They won' t force others to do things they don' t like. Tolerance and understanding are their shinning points in love relationship.

Best Matches: Tiger, Rabbit, Sheep
Bad Matches: Snake, Monkey

 See Love Compatibility of Pig, to know more about their compatible Chinese zodiac signs, what they are like in love, and how to get along with them.


Semi-health, intractable disease, low immunity

Although a harmonious interpersonal relationship can provide much help, it also leads to frequent social activities. Excessive drinking and unbalanced diet may cause gastrointestinal and respiratory disease. Most of them pay less attention on building a strong body. High blood pressure and hyperlipemia are common phenomenon in the middle and old ages. They are advised to do some physical exercises such as mountain climbing, swimming and running. Improving the immune system is also essential.

Further Reading on Chinese Zodiac Pig:

 Destiny by Birth Month

 Personality by Western Astrology Signs

 Personality by Blood Types

 Character and Fortune by Five Elements

 Fortune in 2019 & 2020

- Last modified on Aug. 09, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Pig\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Deandra from USA | Aug. 05, 2019 04:15Reply
I'm a water pig Nov. 1,1983 what year is my lucky year for love and career wise?
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Answered by Jordan from UNITED KINGDOM | Aug. 05, 2019 20:23

You will get some luck in career and love life. Your hard work would be appreciated by your bosses and colleagues. You are suggested to catch the opportunties as soon as possible.
As for the love life, you will have a large chance to obtain the sweet love life. It is suggested to express the love feelings timely. Do not miss the chance because of the hesitation.
Asked by LJ from INDONESIA | Apr. 07, 2019 08:53Reply
I am born in march 1,1983 or 17 Jan 1983 Chinese calendar year.
Is it wise for me to take a career change this year? I have an offer already which sort of setback in terms of authority/ position but similar money-worth/ wage
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Answered by Tina from USA | Apr. 08, 2019 01:57

Since you may face some challenges in career this year, it is not a bad idea to change your job. However, you can take more interviews and maybe you can get more offers.
Asked by Kwan from MALAYSIA | Mar. 15, 2019 00:33Reply
Hi, I was born in June 29 1971, I would like to know whether my fortune money this year?
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Answered by Mia from USA | Mar. 17, 2019 23:25

You may encounter ups and downs this year and the fortune in wealth aspect may improve little. However, you are still suggested to capture every chance at work and pay attention to your expenditure. Good luck.
Asked by Phipps from CANADA | Mar. 02, 2019 06:10Reply
pig outlook this year?
born 9 August 1983. What is the romance this year?
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Answered by Anne from NETHERLANDS | Mar. 03, 2019 22:39

This year is favorable for you in love aspect so you don't need to worry about your romance.
Asked by NANGGIE from ID | Feb. 25, 2019 09:09Reply
Any predictions for me on 2019? Scorpio / Ox / Wood
What does prediction 2019 bring for me? Especially for. love?

I was born 05 November 1985
Female / Scorpio / Ox / Wood / Yin

Thank you..
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Answered by Lisa from MALAYSIA | Feb. 25, 2019 22:08

This is a lucky year for you in most aspects including love relationship and you may have a good performance at work. In love relationship, it is also possible for you to find your soulmate. Good luck!
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