Year of the Monkey

  • Lucky Colors: white, gold, blue
  • Lucky Numbers: 1, 7, 8
  • Lucky Flowers: chrysanthemum
  • Year of Birth: 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028


The monkey ranks ninth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac. People born in the year of the monkey are witty, intelligent and have a magnetic personality. Personality traits like mischievousness, curiosity, and cleverness make them very naughty. Monkeys are masters of practical jokes, because they like playing most of the time. Though they don’t have any bad intentions, their pranks sometimes hurt the feelings of others.

Those born in the year of the monkey are fast learners and crafty opportunists. They have many interests and need partners who are capable of stimulating them. While some like the eccentric nature of the monkeys, some on the other hand don’t trust their sly, restless and inquisitive nature.

Although they are clever and creative, monkeys can't always exhibit their talent properly. Monkeys like to take challenges and they prefer urban life to rural.


People born in the year of the monkey might have to spend more time doing their daily jobs. Therefore, monkey people need to remember to take a break to save their energy during their busy schedules. They want to experience the flavors of life. Usually, monkeys are very healthy creatures, partly due to their active lifestyles. If they do experience illness, it is usually of the nervous or circulatory system. Since monkey people will have more outdoor activities, they have to pay attention to safety while traveling or driving. As long as they care about their safety and health, they should be fine. Constantly being active is likely to be what helps monkeys remain in good health.


When it comes to career, monkey people do work very hard. They can adapt to different working environments. Good career choices for monkeys are accounting and banking, science, engineering, stock market trading, air traffic control, dealing, film directing, jewelry, being a and sales representative.


In relationships, monkeys are not very quick in settling down, for they are easy to be promiscuous and bored. However, once monkeys get a perfect partner, they commit to him/her in every possible way. Since monkeys love to talk and are sociable, they can be communicated with easily.


Best with: Rat or Dragon
Worst with: Tiger, Snake or Pig

2015 Predictions for the Monkey

Love: Their romantic life will be very smooth in 2015. Single people should care more about friends of the opposite sex in order to develop a romantic relationship. For people in love, it will be a great time for them to get married.

Fortune: People who were born in a year of the monkey will have good fortune in 2015 due to their friends of the opposite sex. However, they should not make any investment that entails a high risk.

Career: Their work efficiency may be influenced due to poor health, so they should do exercises that enhance their strength for work. Their friends of the opposite sex may bring them good luck in the workplace.

Health: Their health will not tend to be very good and, as a result, they should get sufficient sleep and do moderate exercise in order to overcome poor health.

Best Travel Destinations for the Money in 2015

For Monkeys, 2015 is not a difficult year. Wander where you will, see above for a selection of destinations. However,avoid the far east of the Far East. Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Ningbo and all other destinations in that area are out.

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