Here Are The Lucky Colours For Each Chinese Zodiac Animal In 2024

There are three lucky colours for the whole year.

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The Year of the Dragon symbolises power, nobleness, and success in Chinese culture

Dragon is an earth element, while 2024 represents a wood element year. As such, the lucky colours for 2024 are determined by both earth and wood.

The three lucky colours are emerald green, rich red, and golden yellow.

Emerald green signifies nature, harmony, and growth, which helps you achieve balance and peace. Rich red is passion, energy, and courage, to help you face challenges and reach your goals. Golden yellow represents wealth, wisdom, and joy, which will attract opportunities and bring you happiness.

In addition to the lucky colours of the year, each zodiac animal also has specific lucky colours for their sign:

1. Rat

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Rats are known for their intelligence and problem-solving skills. You are ambitious, hardworking, and goal-oriented.

Lucky colours: Blue, green, red
Key elements: Water and wood
Associated with: Career, wealth, and health

Rat years: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020

2. Ox

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The Ox is reliable, patient, kind, and trustworthy. You are a symbol of strength and persistence, never giving up in the face of adversity.

Lucky colours: Green, white, yellow/gold, red
Key elements: Fire and earth
Associated with: Love, family, and fame

Ox years: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021

3. Tiger

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Tiger is associated with bravery and power, and is a symbol of strength. You're confident and determined, which can also make you strong-willed and cocky. Once you set your mind on something, you won't let it go.

Lucky colours: Black, white, blue, orange
Key elements: Metal and water
Associated with: Travel, education, creativity

Tiger years: 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010, 2022

4. Rabbit

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Rabbits are kind, tender, and virtuous. You are gentle and approachable, and thrive on harmony. You get along well with others and have a lot of compassion for different causes near and dear to your heart.

Lucky colours: Purple, pink, red
Key elements: Wood and fire
Associated with: Romance, friendship, happiness

Rabbit years: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023

5. Dragon

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In Chinese culture, dragons are seen as auspicious and hold great imperial power. Those born in the Year of the Dragon are charismatic, confident, and naturally gifted. You have high standards and always give 100% effort to everything you do.

Lucky colours: Gold, silver, purple
Key elements: Earth and metal
Associated with: Power, success, wealth

Dragon years: 1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012, 2024

6. Snake

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Snakes are known to remain calm and collected on the outside, while on the inside, they are very passionate. You're quiet in front of strangers, but once you get to know people, you're protective and caring. Snakes are also very smart and goal-oriented.

Lucky colours: Green, brown, black
Key elements: Wood and earth
Associated with: Health, career, stability

Snake years: 1929, 1941, 1953, 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, 2013, 2025

7. Horse

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Horses are energetic and active. Your enthusiasm and cheerfulness make you very likeable and easy to get along with. You probably tend to be the centre of attention and have strong friendships with others.

Lucky colours: Red, orange, green, blue
Key elements: Fire and wood
Associated with: Passion, adventure, joy

Horse years: 1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, 2014, 2026

8. Goat

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Goats are gentle, mild-mannered, shy, stable, full of kindness, and have a strong sense of justice. You are creative, yet delicate, and tend to persevere well through challenges.

Lucky colours: White, grey, brown, red
Key elements: Metal and water
Associated with: Peace, wisdom, spirituality

Goat years: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027

9. Monkey

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Monkeys are quick-witted, enthusiastic, and friendly. You're fun to be around, and tend to be flexible and versatile. People love you because you accept them as they are and treat everyone equally.

Lucky colours: Yellow, green, grey, blue
Key elements: Earth and wood
Associated with: Wealth, growth, innovation

Monkey Years: 1932, 1944, 1956, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, 2016, 2028

10. Rooster

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Roosters are deep thinkers who are touted to be honest, bright, communicative, and capable. Your warm heart and strong self-respect means that you are very independent and seldom rely on others.

Lucky colours: Gold, purple, green, brown
Key elements: Metal and wood
Associated with: Fame, leadership, elegance

Rooster Years: 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029

11. Dog

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Dogs are always ready to help others and are very honest, amiable, and reliable. You are loyal, kind, and considerate, as well as being patient, hard-working, and sincere.

Lucky colours: Black, blue, green, red
Key elements: Water and metal
Associated with: Loyalty, justice, intelligence

Dog Years: 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018

12. Pig

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Pigs are generous and compassionate. You rarely ask for help but are always open to lend a hand to others. Because of your good nature, you may often get tricked or taken advantage of by others. You have a strong sense of responsibility and once your mind is set on something, you'll do whatever it takes to achieve it.

Lucky colours: Brown, orange, pink
Key elements: Fire and earth
Associated with: Love, family, comfort

Pig Years:
1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019

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