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
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flagFinland
3%
0%
0%
96%
33
flagSpain
2%
0%
2%
95%
40
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
6%
2%
81%
43
flagNorway
3%
10%
5%
80%
56
flagUnknown
6%
7%
9%
75%
134
flagSweden
5%
13%
8%
72%
36
flagPoland
9%
8%
10%
71%
20250
flagGermany
15%
7%
4%
71%
301
flagthe Netherlands
8%
8%
11%
70%
95
flagFrance
9%
10%
9%
70%
55
flagDenmark
7%
11%
11%
70%
27
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
11%
9%
67%
752
flagItaly
12%
8%
14%
64%
95
flagthe Philippines
9%
11%
13%
63%
44
flagCanada
10%
10%
14%
62%
106
flagAustralia
7%
18%
10%
62%
80
flagthe United States
9%
19%
12%
57%
1131
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
13%
12%
57%
75
flagIndia
9%
18%
18%
51%
369
flagPakistan
9%
12%
29%
45%
31

Gender

men74%
women68%
Arctic Sea
8%
11%
Baltic Sea
7%
8%
Caribbean Sea
8%
12%
Red Sea
74%
68%

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