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The Goat is ranked eighth amongthe 12 Chinese zodiac signs. In Chinese element theory, each zodiac sign is associated with one of the five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Gold (Metal), and Water.
A Wood Goat, for example, comes once in a 60-year cycle. It’s believed that people have different characteristics according to their birth year’s zodiac sign and element.
|Goat Year||Lunar Zodiac Year||Element and Sign|
|1931||Feb. 17, 1931 – Feb. 5, 1932||Gold Goat|
|1943||Feb. 5, 1943 – Jan. 24, 1944||Water Goat|
|1955||Jan. 24, 1955 – Feb. 11, 1956||Wood Goat|
|1967||Feb. 9, 1967 – Jan. 30, 1968||Fire Goat|
|1979||Jan. 28, 1979 – Feb. 15, 1980||Earth Goat|
|1991||Feb. 15, 1991 – Feb. 3, 1992||Gold Goat|
|2003||Feb. 1, 2003 – Jan. 21, 2004||Water Goat|
|2015||Feb. 19, 2015 – Feb. 7, 2016||Wood Goat|
|2027||Feb. 6, 2027 – Jan. 25, 2028||Fire Goat|
Goat sign people with the Gold element are ambitious and kindhearted with a strong sense of responsibility in work. They prefer doing things little by little and are able to set up their own careers, placing an emphasis on principles and faith.
Sometimes, they are so stubborn that it's hard for them to accommodate themselves to circumstances; therefore, they should learn professional job skills in order to achieve success.
As for their tendency with luck, fortune suddenly finds its way to them and they make more money each year.However, to some extent, they also suffer unexpected personal financial losses as their money increases.
Gold Goats are highly recommended to purchase some immovable properties and items of a high value when they make moneyin order to save for a rainy day.
People for whom the Wood element and Goat zodiac sign align for their birth year are amicable, gentle, compassionate, and ready to help others. They get along with their friends and colleagues in life.
They have to do everything themselves because they cannot get help from their family members but, luckily, they have happy family lives owing to their good wives.
Wood Goats often live alone or feel lonely in married life, and their spouses often travel. However, they have a steady marriage bond; what's more, it's very hard for a third person to come between them.
Water Goats are amicable and brimming with a strong sense of responsibility; however, they are not fond of the limelight.
They are able to sacrifice their own interests for others, making them very popular among their friends. It's inevitable for them to suffer losses because they are so enthusiastic when helping their friends.
In terms of their careers, Water Goats are suited to working in the fields of technology and academia. They live a miserable life at an early age, a steady life at middle age, and a comfortable life in old age.
When it comes to romance, they will have a romantic relationship with their true love and end up living happily together.
As far as finances are concerned, they go through ups and downs. They are highly recommended to manage their money wisely or they will suffer great financial losses when making a substantial investment, so they need to be careful with it.
People having the Fire element and Goat sign for their birth year are amicable, frank, and honest, always making everything clean and tidy, and are seldom disliked by others.
They are always ready to help their friends, disregarding their own personal gains or losses, so they are very popular. However, they are too sentimental to enter into a business partnership with others.
They are often troubled by trivial things in life and, as a result, need an independent partner to take care of them.
Fire Goats are rather miserable at an early age but live steadily and comfortably at middle age due to their hard work.
As far as marriage is concerned, they are not suited to getting married early on. They also accept advice from their friends in most cases, although they are rather stubborn.
People of the Earth element and a Goat year are righteous, honest, straightforward, and will never harm their friends.
They are popular among their friends due to their kindness and righteousness.
They are able to overcome all kinds of difficulties in their careers due to the unexpected help and support from magnates.
When it comes to making their fortune, Earth Goats cannot be too careful when investing in some projects because they could produce exactly the opposite results, so they must be very rational when making a financial decision.
In terms of speculation in the stock market, they are always lucky at first, followed by ill fortune. It's better for them to leave well alone, or they could lose both profit and investments in the end.