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.


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

- Last modified on Feb. 13, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Pig\s Personality and Characteristics
Asked by Maddi from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 13, 2019 01:04Reply
What will this year bring for me? Birthday is 22nd of September 1995
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Answered by Sally from MALAYSIA | Feb. 13, 2019 22:54

A lot of challenges and chances will appear in career and you need to be more hard working. On the other hand, you may suffer some trouble in interpersonal relationship. Good luck to you!
Asked by Zainab Harper from UNITED KINGDOM | Feb. 10, 2019 08:13Reply
What will happen for me in 2019?
I was born on the 3rd November 1971. I would like to know whether my fortune will change, a new career path etc
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Answered by Hank from GERMANY | Feb. 11, 2019 19:55

You may suffer ups and downs in this year but you will also see good developments in career. In wealth aspect, the salary may meet a rising tendency and be careful about the high risky investments. Good luck!
Asked by Candyce from USA | Feb. 02, 2019 15:41Reply
What will this year bring for me?
Birthday April 13, 1947. Thank you!
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Answered by Victor from NETHERLANDS | Feb. 11, 2019 19:29

Hi, this year is your zodiac year of birth but things will not affect you too much and most of your life will be stable and peaceful. The only thing you need to be more careful is your health. Try to keep a healthy eating habit. Best wishes!
Asked by Maddi from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 02, 2019 01:06Reply
What will this year bring for me? Birthday is 22nd of September 1995.
What will this year bring for me?
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Answered by Yandy from GHANA | Feb. 05, 2019 19:31

I'm also born Sept 22
Asked by Lisa from USA | Jan. 24, 2019 12:16Reply
I have been married 20yrs to DOB 03/08/1977(SNAKE-I know now)
is our love done are we getting a divorce? will I 3/25/71 remain in Hawaii or go back to NC and will i find real love this year?
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Answered by Lily from NEW ZEALAND | Jan. 24, 2019 23:33

It may be a little hard to maintain your love relationship as your love compatibility is not very high. However, in this year, you may have a luck to start a sweet relationship. There is no indication about where you will go.
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