Method 1 Word Count:
Click on the word count at the left-bottom corner right next to the page numbers;
If you want to see only the word count (or character count) of a certain portion of your document, you can highlight the target paragraphs and press the “word count” option at the left-bottom corner of your screen next to the page section.
Method 2 Keyboard:
Press Ctrl and Shift button along with G on your keyboard;
Ctrl + Shift + G
Method 3 Menu:
Click Review menu item and then click the “Word Count” option next to spellings and thesaurus;