Discover your Lunar New Year Zodiac animal below and see what is in store for you in 2020.  

Source: chinesenewyear2020.org

Rat

Years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

Personality: Optimistic and energetic, people born in the Rat year are likable by all. They are sensitive to other’s emotions but are stubborn with their opinion. Their personality is kind.

Rats are often found to be quick-witted, smart, charming, and persuasive.

Compatibility:  
Most compatible with Rat: OxDragonMonkey 
Least compatible with Rat: HorseGoat and Rabbit

Colours: blue, gold, green

Lucky Numbers: 2, 3

Flowers: lily, African violet, valley lily

Accessories/Ornaments: Jade Ox

Year of the Rat:
Rats Since 2020 is the zodiac of Rats, they have to be extra cautious especially in terms of health and relationships. There will be lots of highs and lows for Rats and they must learn to stand back up after a setback and take advantage when opportunities arise. They are also advised to wait until the following year in making big decisions.

Rats will also find themselves losing their focus at times and easily becoming emotional. Their financial situation will still be stable so they should pay more attention to their health and relationships.

They are also advised to participate in charity work and attend weddings to offset the negative energy. The best months for Rats in 2020 are March, September and November, while they should be more vigilant during April, July, and October.

OX

Years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009

Personality: Oxen are honest and earnest. They are low key and never look for praise or to be the centre of attention. This often hides their talent, but they’ll gain recognition through their hard work.

They believe that everyone should do what’s asked of them and stay within their bounds. Rarely losing their temper, they think logically and make great leaders.

Ox are often found to be patient, kind, stubborn, and conservative.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with  Ox: RatSnakeRooster
Least compatible with Ox: GoatHorseDog

Colours: blue, yellow, green

Lucky Numbers: 1, 4

Flowers: lily of the valley and lucky bamboo

Year of the Rat:
Having endured a rough previous year, Oxen can breathe a sigh of relief and welcome the year of the Rat with open arms. In 2020, Oxen will find their lucky stars from someone close to them. They can emanate from a friend, a family member, or a colleague who they lend a helping hand to.

There will be many events in the year that will go by quickly so Oxen must act immediately when opportunities come by. The year of the Rat is especially good for Oxen in business. They can expect their ventures to prosper during the year. Generally, Oxen may have the best luck out of all the zodiac animals in 2020 so they must take their chances and enjoy the ride.

TIGER

Years: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

Personality: Tigers are kind and benevolent. They rarely feel tired and have strong emotions. No matter how many difficulties or obstacles they face, they will never give up. Tigers are courageous and active people who love a good challenge and adventure in life.

Tigers are often found to be authoritative, emotional, courageous, and intense.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Tiger: PigHorseDog
Least compatible with Tiger: MonkeySnake

Colours: green, blue

Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 7

Flowers: plum blossom

Year of the Rat:
The year of the Rat might not be as good as the previous year for Tigers, but it may still be a satisfying and stable year. They just have to stay calm and take good care of themselves. The pace of the year may be a bit too speedy for Tigers. They have to act fast when opportunities present themselves.

Rabbit

Years: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011

Personality:
To outsiders, the Rabbit’s kindness may make them seem soft and weak. In truth, the Rabbit’s quiet personality hides their confidence and strength. Rabbits are earnest with everything they do; they just ask that others treat them the same way.

Rabbits are often found to be popular, compassionate, and sincere.

 Compatibility:
Most compatible with Rabbit: DogPigGoat
Least compatible with Rabbit: RoosterDragonRat

Colours: red, pink, purple, blue

Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9

Year of the Rat:
The primary concern for Rabbits in 2020 should be their communication skills. They must be careful with their words as it may lead them to trouble. They also have to improve their movement speed, observation skills and their decisiveness as the pace of the year will be faster than usual. Nevertheless, Rabbits are more likely going to benefit from the commercial surge if they are smart enough to take advantage of opportunities.

 

Dragon

Years: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012

Personality:
Dragons are strong and independent figures, but they yearn for support and love. People born in the year of the Dragon have quick paced thinking. They excel at activities that most find mentally exhausting. Some career fields include the arts, politics and education.

Dragons are often found to be energetic, fearless, warm-hearted, and charismatic.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with  Dragon: RoosterMonkeyRat
Least compatible with Dragon: DogRabbitDragon

Colours: gold, silver, grey

Lucky Numbers: 1, 6, 7

Mineral: rose quartz

Year of the Rat:
The year of the Rat should generally be a good year for Dragons. Two lucky stars are shining upon them. They must still have to be cautious as there are also two bad stars over the horizon. Nonetheless, the effects of the lucky stars should be able to neutralize the effects of the bad ones and bring them luck and fortune. Dragons will get plenty of support from their friends, colleagues, and even their superiors.

Snake 

Years: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Personality:
Snakes are humorous and sophisticated. They don’t like small talk or thinking about small everyday problems. In a chaotic environment, they are the eye of the storm. Snakes are able to hold their ground and calmly think of solutions.

Snakes are often found to be charming, gregarious, introverted, generous, and smart.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Snake: MonkeyRoosterOx
Least compatible with Snake: TigerPig

Colours: red, yellow, black

Lucky Numbers: 2, 6, 8

Mineral: amethyst

Year of the Rat:
Having endured a rough previous year, the luck of Snakes will turn around in the year of the Rat. They just have to take good care of themselves and remember to relax. Many opportunities will emerge for Snakes in 2020. However, their chances will come by fast so they have to act fast.

Snakes are expected to adapt to the pace of the year very quickly. If they are able to communicate well and stay committed, they will certainly enjoy a rise in success rate. However, the year may not be ideal for Snakes to invest in new ventures. It will be a mediocre year financially so they have to be more conservative.  

HORSE 


Years: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013

Personality: Snakes are humorous and sophisticated. They don’t like small talk or thinking about small everyday problems. In a chaotic environment, they are the eye of the storm. Snakes are able to hold their ground and calmly think of solutions.

Snakes are often found to be charming, gregarious, introverted, generous, and smart.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Snake: MonkeyRoosterOx
Least compatible with Snake: TigerPig

Colours: red, yellow, black

Lucky Numbers: 2, 6, 8

Mineral: amethyst

Year of the Rat:
Having endured a rough previous year, the luck of Snakes will turn around in the year of the Rat. They just have to take good care of themselves and remember to relax. Many opportunities will emerge for Snakes in 2020. However, their chances will come by fast so they have to act fast.

Snakes are expected to adapt to the pace of the year very quickly. If they are able to communicate well and stay committed, they will certainly enjoy a rise in success rate. However, the year may not be ideal for Snakes to invest in new ventures. It will be a mediocre year financially so they have to be more conservative.  

Goat

Years: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015

Personality:
Goats are able to persevere through any difficulty. This is their most notable trait. They are strong and resilient, though their gentleness might be misleading.

They have high tolerance and motivation. Quiet observers, Goats consider all aspects of anything before deciding. They never act brashly and are able to complete tasks successfully.

Goats are often found to be mild-mannered, shy, kind, and peace-loving.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Goat: HorsePigRabbit
Least compatible with Goat: OxRatDog

Colours: green, red, purple

Lucky Numbers: 2, 8, 9

Mineral: emerald, crystal

Year of the Rat:
The year of the Rat will be full of highs and lows for Goats. Having enjoyed a relatively stable previous year, they should expect 2020 to be more dramatic. Goats will have to work harder than usual to capitalize on great financial opportunities during the first half of the year.

In the second half, Goats may face some obstacles which will require strong persistence and commitment from them. However, they should see this as an opportunity to grow and bring out the best in them.

Monkey

Years: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016

Personality:
Monkeys’ most defining trait is their intelligence. As children, they win awards and the praises of teachers. As adults, they gain professional recognition and make great leaders. They are extremely competitive.

Monkeys are often found to be fun, energetic, and active.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Monkey: SnakeRatDragon
Least compatible with Monkey: TigerPig

Colours: white, gold, blue

Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8

Mineral: topaz

Year of the Rat:
The year of the Rat will not be too bad for Monkeys but neither will it go very well for them. They must even take extra caution as there are three bad stars on the horizon. They are advised to keep a low profile and avert from making any big decisions.

Nonetheless, there will be plenty of luck and exciting action awaiting Monkeys. They must learn to rely on themselves more than anyone else and work harder than usual. Their stubbornness may also get in the way of success throughout the year. They must learn to be a team player and start communicating with others.

Monkeys will face a multitude of challenges, but there will always be someone to lend them a helping hand may they be colleagues, friends, or superiors.  

Rooster

Years: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017

Personality:
Roosters are serious in their work. They are straightforward and decisive in their actions. They’ll directly criticize what they see unfit and are perfectionists. They are logical and good at managing teams. Roosters are complex people who seem strong but, deep down, need validation from loved ones.

Roosters are often found to be independent, practical, hard-working, and observant.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Rooster: DragonSnakeOx
Least compatible with Rooster: RabbitDogRooster

Colours: gold, brown, yellow

Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8

Mineral: strawberry crystal

Year of the Rat:
Roosters should be able to enjoy a good year since several lucky stars are shining upon them in the year of the Rat. Numerous opportunities will be coming their way and they must be prepared to capitalize on them.

Roosters will also be getting a lot of helping hands throughout the year. Their friends, colleagues, and superiors are going to be behind their backs in all endeavours. Nevertheless, they must still be cautious with their words and stay away from arguments as they can be more hurtful than knives.   

DOG

Years: 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

Personality:
A Dog’s most defining characteristic is their loyalty. They will never abandon their friends, family or work.

Honest and just, they are popular in social circles. Everyone needs a Dog friend for advice and help. They are also good at helping others find and fix their bad habits.

Honest and loyal, Dogs are the truest friends and most reliable partner.

Dogs are often found to be patient, diligent, generous, faithful, and kind.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Dog: RabbitTigerHorse
Least compatible with Dog: DragonOxGoat

Colours: green, red, purple

Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9

Mineral: emerald

Year of the Rat:
Dogs should be much better off in the year of the Rat compared to the previous year. There are several lucky stars on their horizon so things should turn out for the better more often than not. They should be capable of succeeding in the areas they wish to pursue.

Dogs must make sure to keep their friends close as they will play a crucial role in their triumph. They must also prepare for changes such as a new job, or a new place, but choosing to stay might be the better option for them as it is best that they wait out the year before making any big decisions. Nonetheless, Dogs will have many opportunities to grow in the year. They just have to learn to adjust more quickly to new environments.     

PIG


Years: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

Personality:
Pigs might not stand out in a crowd. But they are very realistic. Others may be all talk and no action. Pigs are the opposite.

Though not wasteful spenders, they will let themselves enjoy life. They love entertainment and will occasionally treat themselves. They are a bit materialistic, but this is motivation for them to work hard. Being able to hold solid objects in their hands gives them security.

Pigs are often found to be loving, tolerant, honest, and appreciative of luxury.

Compatibility:
Most compatible with Pig: TigerRabbitGoat
Least compatible with Pig: SnakeMonkey

Colours: yellow, grey, brown

Lucky Numbers: 2, 5, 8

Mineral: agate

Year of the Rat:
The year of the Rat, particularly the second half, is looking excellent for Pigs. They may face some challenges early on but luck should be on their side by fall. There are also several unlucky stars on their horizon so they might find themselves losing their temper and concentration more often than usual. They may even lose a small amount of money in investments.

Pigs must also learn to mind their own business and not get too nosy or else they will get themselves in some trouble that could have been avoided. Their health may also be a cause for concern. Meanwhile, Pigs who have creative minds and good judgment will have many opportunities for financial gain.