Chinese years: Which animal are you?

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We’re about the enter the Chinese Year of the Monkey - but which animal are you?

Here’s our quick guide to the 12 animals that make up the Chinese zodiac, and the main attribute each is said to bestow.

All you need to look up is the year in which you were born.

Rat (Wisdom): 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948, 1936, 1924

Ox (Industriousness): 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949, 1937, 1925

Tiger (Valour): 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950, 1938, 1926

Rabbit (Caution): 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939, 1927

Dragon (Strength): 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952, 1940, 1928

Snake (Flexibility): 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965, 1953, 1941, 1929

Horse (Forging ahead): 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954, 1942, 1930

Goat (Unity): 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967, 1955, 1943, 1931

Monkey (Changeability): 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956, 1944, 1932

Rooster (Being constant): 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957, 1945, 1933

Dog (Fidelity): 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958, 1946, 1934

Pig (Amiability): 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947, 1935