Which sea is the most saline in the world?

Arctic Sea
Baltic Sea
Caribbean Sea
Red Sea
The Red Sea is very saline due to high evap­o­ra­tion, very little pre­cip­i­ta­tion, almost no river inflow and iso­la­tion from the rest of the Indian Ocean. Salinity reaches 41 ‰ in the northern part (Average for the world's seawater is ~35 ‰).

Answers distribution

Arctic Sea
Baltic Sea
Caribbean Sea
Red Sea
answers
flagFinland
4%
0%
2%
93%
45
flagSpain
3%
1%
7%
86%
52
flagthe United Arab Emirates
5%
6%
1%
84%
58
flagNorway
4%
9%
6%
79%
62
flagSweden
4%
13%
6%
74%
43
flagthe Netherlands
6%
7%
12%
72%
116
flagPoland
9%
7%
10%
71%
26404
flagGermany
16%
8%
4%
69%
344
flagUnknown
6%
9%
14%
68%
1191
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
11%
8%
68%
886
flagFrance
9%
12%
9%
68%
64
flagItaly
13%
8%
12%
64%
108
flagthe Philippines
8%
12%
14%
63%
49
flagCanada
10%
10%
14%
61%
122
flagAustralia
7%
19%
9%
61%
88
flagAustria
14%
14%
8%
61%
34
flagthe United States
9%
19%
12%
58%
1211
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
14%
11%
57%
88
flagIndia
10%
18%
17%
52%
398
flagPakistan
7%
13%
28%
47%
38

Gender

men73%
women68%
Arctic Sea
8%
10%
Baltic Sea
8%
7%
Caribbean Sea
9%
12%
Red Sea
73%
68%

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