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%
94%
38
flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
3%
0%
84%
33
flagUnknown
4%
6%
8%
80%
81
flagNorway
3%
11%
5%
79%
54
flagFrance
7%
9%
9%
73%
53
flagGermany
14%
8%
4%
71%
290
flagSweden
5%
14%
8%
71%
35
flagPoland
9%
8%
10%
70%
18588
flagthe Netherlands
7%
9%
12%
69%
81
flagDenmark
7%
11%
11%
69%
26
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
11%
9%
66%
686
flagthe Philippines
9%
11%
11%
65%
43
flagItaly
12%
10%
13%
63%
79
flagAustralia
7%
18%
10%
62%
77
flagCanada
11%
11%
15%
59%
98
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
14%
11%
57%
69
flagthe United States
9%
19%
13%
56%
1048
flagIndia
9%
18%
19%
51%
347
flagPakistan
10%
13%
30%
43%
30

Gender

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

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