the 'lowest' ever ... [the + adjective]

Listenever

Senior Member
Korean
The commonwealth Grants Commission has recommended the mineral rich state receive just five percent of total GST revenue, the lowest ever returned to a state.

The highlighted part looks like a noun phrase: do we look ‘the lowest’ a noun phrase? I’ve heard that ‘the + adjective’ expresses plural noun. So I guess there might be some omission after phrase.
 
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