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
4%
0%
2%
93%
48
flagFinland
4%
0%
2%
93%
45
flagthe United Arab Emirates
6%
6%
1%
84%
63
flagSpain
3%
1%
9%
84%
53
flagNorway
5%
8%
5%
79%
67
flagthe Netherlands
6%
7%
9%
76%
148
flagPoland
9%
7%
10%
72%
28289
flagSweden
9%
9%
9%
70%
62
flagthe United Kingdom
10%
11%
8%
69%
948
flagGermany
16%
7%
5%
69%
389
flagUnknown
7%
9%
14%
68%
1286
flagFrance
8%
11%
13%
66%
69
flagItaly
15%
7%
11%
65%
120
flagCanada
10%
10%
13%
63%
130
flagthe Philippines
8%
10%
16%
62%
56
flagAustralia
7%
19%
8%
61%
92
flagthe United States
9%
18%
12%
58%
1280
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
15%
11%
57%
92
flagPakistan
6%
10%
27%
53%
47
flagIndia
10%
18%
17%
51%
425

Gender

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

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