the noun form of data refers to information (often numeric) in the form of facts or statistics that can be collected, organized, and representing to analyze or interpret.
noun data is always plural, but it still may be used with words 'this' and 'that.'
1. The data collected from this survey will be very helpful in understanding customer preferences.
2. Data from the last decade shows a significant rise in the number of international tourists.
3. Many experts are still analyzing the data obtained from this experiment.
if you want to talk about data in singular form, you may use a phrase 'piece of,' which can help to clarify or emphasize the context of usage. For example 'Take this piece of data to create new article.'