Show word count and other statistics in Pages on iPad
You can show the word count, character count (with or without spaces), number of paragraphs, and number of pages in a document.
Show word, character, or paragraph count
Tap , then turn on Word Count.
The word count appears near the bottom of the screen—you can drag it to a corner to reposition it.
To see other statistics, tap the word counter.
To display another statistic in the counter, tap it.
To see word count and other statistics for only part of a document, select the text that you want to check—the count updates to reflect only the selected text.