- CINC: Composite Index of National Capabilities
- CINCRNK: Ranking of CINC (2007) — Composite Index of National Capabilities
- CINCZ: Standardized values of CINC
- CINCWINP: Converted to winning probabilities against a nation with z=0
- CINCS: CINC score expressed as a proportion of the highest value
- CINC7: CINC expressed as a proportion of the total value of the world in 2007 — this is the original data format

- CommExp: Nations with Communist political experience
- ELO: Soccer Power Index by ELO site
- ELORNK: Ranking of ELO ratings (March 13, 2014)
- ELOZ: Standardized score (z-score)
- ELOS: ELO score expressed as a proportion of the highest score
- ELO14: Actual ELO score published on March 13, 2014
- ELOWINP: ELO scores converted to winning probabilities against a nation with z=0

- FIFA
- FIFA6: Composite FIFA index, using old ranking scheme used until 2006
- FIFAZ: Standardized score (z-score)
- FIFAS: FIFA score expressed as a proportion of the highest score
- FIFA14: Actual FIFA score published on March 13, 2014
- FIFARNK: Ranking of FIFA ratings (March 13, 2014)
- FIFAWINP: FIFA scores converted to winning probabilities against a nation with z=0

- FORTUNE500: Number of Global Fortune 500 Companies in 2012
- GNI: Gross National Income
- GNI2012: Raw Gross National Income for 2012
- logGNI12: Log of Gross National Income for 2012HDIRNK: Ranking of HDI, Human Development Index for 2012, from UNDP’s Human Development Report

- HDI: Human Development Index
- HDQ: HDI expressed as proportion of the highest HDI value in 2012

- Log-transformed indexes
- logOLY6Ave: Average Medal Points for six Summer Olympics (1992-2012)
- logOLY12PTS: Total Medal Points (G=3,S=2,B=1) in 2012 Summer Olympics

- NOBELS: Number of Nobel Prize Winners in Science and Medicine (1969-2012)
- NPI: National Power Index – a new quantitative index of basic national capacity
- NPIRNK: Ranking of NPI (Index of Basic National Capacity) in 2012
- NPIZ: The standardized value of NPI (z-scores)
- NPIS: The values of NPI expressed as proportion of the highest nation (=1.0)

- OLY: Olympic Medal Points
- OLY6Ave: Average Medal Points for six Summer Olympics (1992-2012)
- OLY12PTS: Total Medal Points (G=3,S=2,B=1) in 2012 Summer Olympics

- Pop2012: Raw Population Size for 2012
- RPI: a log-transformed and normed Population Index
- RPI2012: RPI is log-transformed and normed index of population size
- RPIRNK: Ranking of population in 2012 (RPI is log-transformed and normed index of population size)
- RPIS: Raw Population Index, expressed as proportion of the highest nation

- SPI: Soccer Power Index of ESPN
- SPIRNK: Ranking of SPI ratings (March 13, 2014)
- SPIZ: Standardized score (z-score)
- SPIS: SPI score expressed as a proportion of the highest score
- SPI14: Actual SPI score published on March 13, 2014
- SPIWINP: SPI scores converted to winning probabilities against a nation with z=0