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
flagSwitzerland
3%
0%
1%
94%
54
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
6%
1%
84%
64
flagSpain
3%
1%
9%
84%
53
flagNorway
5%
8%
5%
79%
69
flagthe Netherlands
5%
6%
9%
77%
159
flagPoland
9%
7%
10%
72%
29680
flagGermany
16%
8%
5%
70%
404
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
10%
8%
69%
984
flagUnknown
7%
9%
14%
68%
1330
flagSweden
13%
8%
8%
68%
67
flagItaly
13%
7%
11%
67%
131
flagAustria
11%
13%
7%
67%
52
flagFrance
9%
10%
14%
65%
76
flagCanada
10%
9%
14%
63%
135
flagthe Philippines
7%
14%
14%
62%
64
flagAustralia
7%
19%
9%
61%
96
flagthe United States
9%
18%
12%
58%
1380
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
15%
11%
57%
95
flagPakistan
6%
10%
26%
56%
50
flagIndia
10%
18%
18%
51%
463

Gender

men73%
women69%
Arctic Sea
8%
10%
Baltic Sea
8%
7%
Caribbean Sea
9%
12%
Red Sea
73%
69%

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