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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flagSpain
2%
0%
2%
95%
44
flagFinland
4%
0%
2%
92%
41
flagthe United Arab Emirates
5%
7%
1%
82%
51
flagNorway
5%
10%
5%
79%
59
flagSweden
5%
15%
7%
72%
40
flagPoland
9%
8%
10%
71%
22763
flagthe Netherlands
7%
7%
11%
71%
102
flagDenmark
7%
10%
10%
71%
28
flagGermany
15%
8%
4%
70%
314
flagFrance
8%
13%
10%
68%
60
flagthe United Kingdom
11%
11%
8%
67%
822
flagUnknown
8%
9%
14%
67%
543
flagItaly
13%
7%
13%
65%
104
flagthe Philippines
9%
11%
13%
63%
44
flagAustralia
7%
18%
9%
62%
81
flagCanada
11%
11%
14%
61%
118
flagthe United States
9%
19%
12%
58%
1180
flagRepublic of Ireland
16%
14%
11%
57%
84
flagIndia
10%
19%
17%
51%
383
flagPakistan
8%
13%
27%
47%
36

Gender

men73%
women68%
Arctic Sea
8%
10%
Baltic Sea
8%
8%
Caribbean Sea
9%
12%
Red Sea
73%
68%

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