Want to know the exact word count of your document? Follow the detailed steps below to know a simple way to check word count on Google Docs:

Step 1. In your Google account’s drive, open a new document and key in the words which you want.

Step 2. At the top of the screen, from the available options, click on “Tools” and select “Word Count” from the drop-down menu which appears.

Step 3. The word count of your Google Document will be displayed on the screen along with additional information including Pages, Characters and Characters excluding spaces.

Step 4. Alternatively, you can also use the shortcut on the keyboard: Ctrl + Shift + C, to count the words in a document.

This is how you can see the word count in Google Docs.