The article is focused on issues of the secure operation of official statistics in Ukraine during the application of martial law. It was found that the gaps in conventional sources of statistical data caused by the war needed to be filled with data from alternative sources, including Big Data. The level of digitalisation in Ukraine as the basis for using Big Data was analysed by the proposed indices of internetisation, social progress and digital transformation. Thanks to our research, several problems (methodological, legal, financial, and managerial) were identified as vital for statistical offices on their way to the implementation of Big Data in statistical processes. Our proposals concern tools for Big Data processing, such as Data Hypercube as a way for presenting Big Data for their visualisation, applications of Web scraping in estimating the consumer prices index, analyses of labour and real estate markets, and the applications of specialised software for the collection, processing and analysis of Big Data sets
official statistics, statistics during war, Big Data, digitalisation
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