How many more planets than stars exist in our galaxy?
1.6 times more planets than stars.
In an analysis from 2012, astronomers tried to calculate the average number of planets that exist per star. The rough estimate is:
Our galaxy, the Milky Way, includes some 400 billion stars. Scientists now know that most of them are orbited by one or more planets..
Number of confirmed exoplanets: 3,710 (late 2017)
Number of stars in the Milky Way: About 400 billion