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
3%
0%
0%
96%
31
flagSpain
2%
0%
2%
95%
40
flagthe United Arab Emirates
7%
7%
0%
82%
41
flagNorway
3%
10%
5%
80%
56
flagUnknown
5%
5%
10%
77%
105
flagSweden
5%
13%
8%
72%
36
flagPoland
9%
8%
10%
71%
19404
flagGermany
15%
8%
4%
71%
298
flagFrance
9%
10%
9%
70%
55
flagDenmark
7%
11%
11%
70%
27
flagthe Netherlands
7%
8%
12%
69%
89
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
11%
9%
67%
715
flagItaly
13%
8%
13%
65%
92
flagthe Philippines
9%
11%
13%
63%
44
flagAustralia
7%
18%
10%
62%
79
flagCanada
10%
10%
14%
60%
101
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
13%
12%
58%
72
flagthe United States
9%
19%
13%
57%
1103
flagIndia
9%
18%
18%
51%
360
flagPakistan
9%
12%
29%
45%
31

Gender

men74%
women67%
Arctic Sea
8%
11%
Baltic Sea
8%
8%
Caribbean Sea
8%
12%
Red Sea
74%
67%

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