Year of the Pig

The Year of the Pig is fifth in the 12-year cycle of animal years of the Chinese zodiac. Pig years are …1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031… If you were born in one of the years, then you are a Pig.

Chinese zodiac years are based on the Chinese lunar calendar, each zodiac animal's year comes around every 12 years. It traditionally begins with the Year of the Rat.

Pig Years

In Chinese philosophy, there are five elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood. Years sharing the same animal sign and element repeat every 60 years.

It is said that personal characteristics are associated with the birth of animal signs and elements. People born with different animal signs and elements will have different personalities.

Types of Pig Years of Birth Personality Traits
Wood Pig 1935,1995 lovely, easy-going, generous, brave but irritable
Fire Pig 1947,2007 ambitious, persevering, but impatient
Earth Pig 1959,2019 communicative, with a strong sense of timekeeping
Metal Pig 1911,1971 broad-minded, helpful, popular among their friends
Water Pig 1923,1983 gentle, modest, earnest, responsible, but subjective in life

Pig's Personality

Pigs are a group of people who will highly focus on what they do and try to achieve them. They have a great sense of responsibility.

Pigs are also generous, and they like to give others a hand. Therefore, when they come across bad lucks, they will get help from others easily. But pigs should also suspect trickery to avoid cheaters.

Pig's Compatibility

Pig’s Compatibility

Best Match with Pig: Rabbit, Goat

Couples that are formed from Rabbits and Pigs are willing to make sacrifices for each other. Goats and Pigs will work more inspiringly when together.

Worst Match with Pig: Monkey

Monkeys and Pigs won't be much trust in a relationship but full of suspect and coldness.

How to Get Luck for People Born in the Year of the Pig?

Lucky Things for Pig

Pig's Lucky Things

  • Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8
  • Lucky Colors: grey, orange
  • Lucky Direction: southwest

Pig's Unlucky Things

  • Unlucky Numbers: 0, 9
  • Unlucky Color: red
  • Unlucky Direction: southeast

Pig's 2021 Horoscope

Pig's 2021 Horoscope

No matter how good or bad forecasts for Pigs in 2021 are, or what type of Pig you are, you don't need to take it too seriously. It is for reference only, just like western astrology.


Pigs will be in generally good health in 2021. With a heavy workload, they might feel great career pressure, so they may suffer severe headaches and violent mood swings. Try to be optimistic and positive. It is important for Pigs to go for excursions or to have a break in some other way.

Regular exercise will be necessary. Keep a balanced diet. Beware of gastrointestinal, gynecological, inflammation, insomnia, or other non-major health problems.


Pigs' career prospects are not very good in 2021. The year may seem like a hard phase in their careers and they may feel a sense of loss, with confidence undermined.

Careers will go in a negative direction with many traps and gaps, and work outcomes contrary to expectations. Keep a clear mind and maintain a calm way of thinking. When making decisions, remember not to be impulsive.

Maintain good relationships with others. Harmonious relationships will benefit careers. When you feel depressed, you should talk more to your friends.


It will be very difficult for Pigs to make money and easy for them to squander lots of money in 2021. What's more, Pigs might easily be cheated by others this year and will hardly make any big money in their investments. It will be important to avoid any risky investments in stocks or lotteries.


Relationships between Pigs and their lovers will alternate hot and cold. People around may give a lot of advice about their love relationship, but results will be contrary to expectations.

Male Pigs in love: Male Pigs will be lucky with the opposite sex, and find it easy to make heterosexual friends. Married male Pigs should avoid close relationships with women other than their wives; otherwise, they may easily end up creating love triangles. If male Pigs are ready to get married, it should be a good year to do so.

Female Pig in love: Unmarried female Pigs have poor prospects in love this year. If they hope to find boyfriends, they ought to lower their requirements slightly. The males they meet this year might be poorer than themselves, economically, educationally, or in other ways.

It will be a good year for married women to have children; they will easily become pregnant and give birth relatively easily.

Famous People Born in the Year of the Pig

  • Hillary Clinton (the 67th United States secretary of state): born 26 October 1947
  • Woody Allen (American film director and actor): born 1 December 1935
  • Qian Xuesen (Chinese physicist and aerospace engineer): born 11 December 1911
  • Chiang Kai-shek (former leader of the Republic of China): 31 October 1887
  • John D. Rockefeller (American business magnate): born July 8, 1839

Introduction to the 12 Zodiac Animals

Listed below are all the 12 zodiac animals with detailed information, check out which animal sign you belong to and get lucky in 2021!

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