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%
26
flagSpain
2%
0%
2%
94%
36
flagthe United Arab Emirates
10%
3%
0%
82%
29
flagUU
4%
4%
10%
81%
48
flagNorway
3%
11%
5%
79%
54
flagPoland
9%
8%
10%
70%
17688
flagGermany
15%
8%
4%
70%
268
flagFrance
8%
10%
10%
70%
47
flagSweden
5%
14%
8%
70%
34
flagthe Netherlands
6%
10%
13%
67%
74
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
11%
9%
66%
639
flagDenmark
8%
12%
12%
66%
24
flagthe Philippines
10%
12%
10%
65%
40
flagItaly
10%
10%
14%
64%
68
flagAustralia
8%
17%
10%
61%
73
flagCanada
11%
11%
15%
58%
97
flagthe United States
9%
19%
13%
56%
1017
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
15%
12%
56%
66
flagIndia
9%
18%
18%
51%
333
flagPakistan
10%
13%
27%
44%
29

Gender

men73%
women66%
Arctic Sea
8%
11%
Baltic Sea
8%
8%
Caribbean Sea
9%
12%
Red Sea
73%
66%

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