You may have wondered how many words in your word document. You can count them quickly with the steps below:
Step 1: In the open document, click the "Review" tab from the ribbon;
Step 2: Click "Word Count" in the Proofing section;
Step 3: Word count dialog box will appear which contains the statistical information like the number of words, characters, lines and paragraphs etc.
You can check the box at the bottom if you want to include footnotes in the count.