Monday Sep 25, 2023
Gui Mao Year, Xin You Month, Bing Xu Day

Year of the Goat

羊 (Yánɡ)
year of the goat

People born in a year of the Goat are refined in manner and dapper in appearance. They are compassionate, upright, outwardly yielding but inwardly firm, often put themselves in other people's shoes and forgive others for their faults. Sometimes, they are too tame to express their ideas but keep the anger deep in heart when a conflict takes place. The generous Sheep tend to spend money like water and prefer to interact with people whenever and wherever possible. They are sentimental, gentle, highly dependent, and a little nervous and might be disillusioned with the mortal world once in adversity.

  • 羊 (Yánɡ)
  • Wei (未)
  • Yin
  • Earth (Tu)
  • Vairocana, The Great Illuminator
  • North
  • North
  • West

Things that will bring goat luck:

  • 2, 7
  • green, red, purple
  • east, southeast, south
  • carnation, primrose, alice flower
  • Emerald

Things that goat should avoid:

  • 3, 8
  • Golden, Coffee
  • Southwest

Goat Years

Year When Stem-Branch Element Yin Yang
1931 Feb.17, 1931 – Feb.5, 1932 Xin Wei Metal Yin
1943 Feb.5, 1943 – Jan.24, 1944 Gui Wei Water Yin
1955 Jan.24, 1955 – Feb.11, 1956 Yi Wei Wood Yin
1967 Feb.9, 1967 – Jan.30, 1968 Ding Wei Fire Yin
1979 Jan.28, 1979 – Feb.15, 1980 Ji wei Earth Yin
1991 Feb.15, 1991 – Feb.3, 1992 Xin Wei Metal Yin
2003 Feb.1, 2003 – Jan.21, 2004 Gui Wei Water Yin
2015 Feb.19, 2015 – Feb.7, 2016 Yi Wei Wood Yin
2027 Feb.6, 2027 – Jan.25, 2028 Ding Wei Fire Yin

Goat Love Compatibility

Generally, Goat people are vulnerable to frustrations in love relationship. Female Goat are very timid, kind-hearted and considerate; male Goat are somewhat proud and unlikely to express their love and they rarely quarrel or chatter when getting along with their partners.
  • Best with: Rabbit, Horse, Pig
  • Worst with: Ox, Dragon, Snake, Dog

Goat in 2023


People born under the Chinese zodiac animal sign of the Goat will have no good opportunities in career in 2023, and they will be very likely to meet with competitors. However, it will not bring any troubles or hidden hazards to themselves.


This year, the Goat will have the opportunity to meet new acquaintance of the opposite sex. They can start with friends and get along slowly. When they meet their heartthrobs, they can confess their affections at the right time. The chances of winning over their sweetheart are very high. For married Goat, they need to keep a distance from other friends of the opposite sex to avoid misunderstanding by their partners and affecting their family harmony.


Physically, they should take care of their health, and also take care of their family and friends around them. They should keep a healthy and nutritious diet, avoid greasy food, and avoid eating too much raw and cold food. In terms of work and rest, they are advised to go to bed early and get up early in lieu of staying up late regularly.


The Goat will have a mediocre financial luck in 2023. They will tend to have more social contact with their brothers and friends. However, they only need to be more sensible and rational to avoid the hidden danger of excessive spending.