To show the battery percentage in the status bar, go to Settings > Battery and turn on Battery Percentage. When you have Low Power Mode on, the battery percentage will always show in the status bar.
If you have an iPhone X, you can only see the battery percentage from Control Center. Just swipe down from the top-right corner of your display. Battery Percentage isn't available on iPod touch.
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